News release

Canso Causeway Reopened Today, Jan. 2

The Canso Causeway has reopened to traffic today, Jan. 2. It was closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, and earlier today, Jan. 2, due to a winter storm and whiteout conditions.

Winter conditions continue and whiteouts may develop suddenly. Drivers are advised to proceed with caution.

More information on road conditions is available by dialing 511 for provincial highway conditions, or 1-888-432-3233 for local road information.


Media Contact:

Patricia Jreige
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Cell: 902-221-1632 E-mail: