Expect traffic delays if you need to use Highway 16 Monday evening.

The Manitoba RCMP has told PortageOnline there has been a significant accident just south of Macdonald on Highway 16 on Monday.

File PhotoVehicles lined up on Hwy 16 following the significant accident.

Highway 16, from Road 69 north to Road 71 north, is closed in both directions, with emergency medical services on the scene.

“Highway conditions are bad, so we just ask people to avoid that area and drive with care,” says Sgt. Brian Brewer.

PortageOnline will follow up on this story as more information becomes available.