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Surrey BC's mayor says the Pattullo Bridge can stay open for only 5 more years

Surrey’s mayor says the Pattullo Bridge is on its last legs with only five years of life left.

After that, Linda Hepner says the span would have to be closed if a new one isn’t built. 141 more words


Model of the Pattullo Bridge

This past December, I visited the New Westminster Museum and Archives in the Anvil Centre. Among the artifacts and panels, one display particularly impressed me: this massive model of the Pattullo Bridge, which spans almost the entire width of the room. 94 more words

New Westminster History

Province to make transit funding announcement in Surrey Friday

The B.C. government will make an announcement on Friday about transit in the Metro Vancouver area.

According to a news release, Community Sport and Cultural Development Minister Peter Fassbender, who is also the minister responsible for TransLink, will be in Surrey Friday morning “for an announcement about transit in Metro Vancouver.” 146 more words


No Federal Funding for Massey Bridge? No Problem for Province

In that Provincial story that just doesn’t change and won’t go away the Delta Optimist’s Ian Jacques lets us know that Peter Fassbender, minister of community sport, culture development and minister responsible for TransLink has spoken. 337 more words


Why does the Right oppose road tolls?

Yet another case (like New York and initially Stockholm) where senior governments oppose city’s instituting road tolls.

Especially (but not exclusively) conservative or Republican representatives of suburban districts. 386 more words

Annals Of Motordom

Managing traffic through New Westminster

New Westminster is at the crossroads of Metro Vancouver, with commuter traffic  pouring through from all directions and industrial zones in neighbouring cities around more than half its perimeter… 902 more words

Planning And Development

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