Friday, February 27, 2009

Highway 20 Closed After High Winds Flip 2 Trucks, Camper

Bumper-to-bumper traffic on Highway 20 near Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport last night. CREDIT: JOHN KENNEY THE GAZETTE

From CBC News:

Transport Quebec has closed down one of the province's busiest highways southeast of Montreal after two semi-trailers and a camper overturned in high winds.

Highway 20 near Mt. St-Hilaire is closed between kilometres 112 and 120 until further notice.

"The wind is very strong in that area and remains strong," said Nicole Ste-Marie, a spokeswoman for Transport Quebec.

The closure began shortly after 1 p.m.

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