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Pattullo Bridge may be vulnerable to strong winds

Time is running out for the 79-year-old Pattullo Bridge.

A study presented to TransLink’s board of directors this month suggests the bridge may not be able to withstand high winds or an earthquake. 221 more words

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Pattullo Bridge to fully reopen a month ahead of schedule

After more than four months of construction delays all four lanes of the Pattullo Bridge will reopen Monday.

The opening comes a month ahead of schedule. 78 more words

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Annacis Island traffic woes frustrates local businesses

It’s the nightmare on Cliveden Avenue.

People who work on Annacis Island are facing hour-long waits to leave their jobs because of the number of people using the island as a shortcut on their commutes. 190 more words

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Golden Ears toll on the rise for most drivers

Most drivers using the $800-million Golden Ears Bridge will pay an extra nickel to cross between Langley and Maple Ridge, effective in mid-July.

The annual increase, pegged to inflation based on the Consumer Price Index, is the seventh to be levied since the bridge was opened in 2009. 155 more words

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Public can weigh in on Pattullo Bridge replacement project

The public has been given the chance to weigh in on the Pattullo Bridge replacement project.

At the first of several open houses, the public was given the opportunity to review how roads in Surrey and New Westminster would connect to a new crossing. 161 more words

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Body of missing male swimmer found on bank of Fraser River

UPDATE: A passerby located the body of the missing male swimmer on the bank of the Fraser River near Richmond on June 17. A search was launched on June 4, when the male swimmer was reported missing. 124 more words

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Provincial and local governments once again squabble over transportation funding

It was supposed to be a day where Metro Vancouver mayors would roll out their newest proposal for upgrading the region’s transportation system.

Instead, it turned into the latest chapter of different governments saying different things about future funding transit projects. 442 more words

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