Highway 596 has been re-opened, according to the Ministry of Transportation. 

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High water levels have caused a number of road and highway closures in Northwestern Ontario. 

According to Ontario511, Highway 596 is closed in both directions north of Tarryall Resort. A washout occurred near Catastrophe Lake. 

Gilbertson Road, near the PUFF Fire Hall and Pellatt Community Centre, on Highway 641 is also closed 200 metres south of the end of the road due to another washout.