2:45 p.m. - According to the Highway Hotline, the Trans-Canada Highway has been re-opened at Belle Plaine, however, there has been no confirmation from the RCMP at this time. There are still detours in the area, as some of the lanes are closed. Delays have been reduced, as per the Highway Hotline, to approximately 20 minutes.

The highway was closed early this morning for an RCMP investigation. At this time, the nature of the investigation has not been disclosed. 


7:46 a.m - The Trans-Canada Highway is closed in both directions near Belle Plaine this morning.  

The RCMP are on the scene of what is called an ongoing investigation. No further details have been released as to the nature of the investigation. 

Delays are expected, with motorists being routed around the scene via grid roads. 

There is no word at this time as to how long the closure is expected to last.