It is Tuesday and our high story is Freeway 401 closures in Ajax and Pickering in addition to Oshawa Jan. 16-20 set off warning to drivers
Good Morning. It’s Tuesday and our top story is Highway 401 closures in Ajax and Pickering as well as Oshawa Jan 16-20 trigger warning to drivers, plus school buses are canceled across Durham due to freezing rain.
FROM OUR NEWSROOM:
1.) Highway 401 closures in Ajax and Pickering as well as Oshawa Jan 16-20 trigger warning to drivers
2.) ‘Ridiculous.’ ‘Disgusting.’ Oshawa one step closer to banning tobogganing in all parks but two
3.) Beaverton woman charged in Canada Day collision that killed three in Brock
TRAFFIC: There are no major disruptions on the roadways across Durham Region, including Hwy. 401, 407, 412 and 418, according to police and the province.
For up-to-the-minute traffic reports, keep an eye out for tweets from Durham police as well as Ontario 511 and the OPP’s highway safety division on Twitter.
WEATHER: Environment Canada says that Tuesday will bring periods of freezing rain, changing to periods of rain mixed with drizzle near noon, and a high of 3. Tonight, will be cloudy with a 60-per cent chance of showers and a low of 3.
WHAT YOU MISSED OVERNIGHT: Durham police are reporting no major incidents overnight, but check back here on durhamregion.com for news throughout the day.
SCHOOL BUS DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS: Both Durham Student Transportation Services and Student Transportation Services of Central Ontario have canceled all buses on Tuesday due to freezing rain.
TRANSIT: Durham Region Transit is reporting no issues on Tuesday morning and the GO Trains are running on schedule.