Sudbury Daystarter: Warm and sunny Friday

News, weather and road information to start your day.

SINKHOLE: Sudbury city officials say there is no reason for Hanmer residents to worry about a large sinkhole that emerged a few weeks back. Chief Building Official Guido Mazza said provincial investigators believe the hole doesn’t extend beyond the one backyard.

SPACE DEAL: The City of North Bay has announced a partnership with Canadore College and Swiss Space Systems. The company plans to start testing shuttles that will be used to put small satellites into orbit.

BUTTERFLIES: Science North in Sudbury is encouraging a weed to grow on its property. It’s leaving common milkweed alone in an attempt to attract monarch butterflies.

For the latest info follow @CBCnewsSudbury on twitter. See breaking news? Call the CBC Sudbury Newsdesk: 705 688-3240.

TODAY: Mainly sunny skies across the region with expected highs between 27 C and 30 C.

TONIGHT: Lows from 19 C down to 13 C. 

TOMORROW: A mix of sun and cloud with highs from 27 C to 33 C. 

For the latest on weather conditions tune into @MorningNorth live from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each weekday morning. 99.9FM in Sudbury.​

  • Construction at King Street at Laforest Avenue will close the intersection to all traffic, including emergency vehicles until next Tuesday. The City of Greater Sudbury said detours will be set up to direct traffic.
  • Drivers are advised to consider alternate routes as work is being done on Big Nickel Road in Greater Sudbury. The city said construction will reduce the road to one lane, and rock blasting will stop traffic for up to 30 minutes until July 31. Blasting is scheduled to happen Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and sunset.
  • For travellers heading to Northwestern Ontario, Highway 17 is fully closed at the Jackfish River Bridge (13 km east of Nipigon) for emergency bridge repairs. The bridge is expected to reopen later today, subject to an engineering review. 

See problems on the roads or highways? Send a note to @Sudburytraffic on Twitter, or phone the CBC Sudbury traffic line 705-670-3191.


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