It held that distinction in North America for nearly 20 years. A number of bystanders stopped to help, and video from the scene shows the driver with a large bloodstain on his shirt near his torso. The project necessitated repairing the main span deck, modifying expansion joints and stiffening girders in order to strengthen the bridge to accommodate the additional weight of another lane of traffic. One lane northbound and two lanes southbound are now open, though work crews remain on scene.

The Alex Fraser Bridge. James Choi of the Royal Westminster Regiment in New Westminster was shot late Friday night, Horgan’s former cabinet had 23 members, including himself, when the election was called in September, Police Chief Robert Pigeon says attack involved man dressed in a medieval costume swinging a sword, As the benefit hit bank accounts in April, many provinces saw their income support caseloads drop. With the counter-flow system operational, the ministry expects drivers crossing the bridge northbound in the morning will save about six minutes, while those heading south during the afternoon rush will save between 12 and 16 minutes.

The Crown corporation told CTV News it has received 41 claims related to falling ice on the Port Mann Bridge, plus another 24 from the Alex Fraser Bridge and … According to police, it appears the passenger experienced a mental health crisis while being driven northbound over the bridge and seriously injured the driver with an edged weapon.

Drivers are being told to continue to expect delays, and to stay in the lane they directed to until clear of the bridge.

2440 Ash St. Vancouver, BC V5Z 4J6 © 1996-2020 Rogers Media. According to police, it appears the passenger experienced a mental health crisis and used a weapon to seriously injured the driver. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. The Alex Fraser Bridge will be short a couple of lanes overnight for the next two weeks.The B.C. Producer, CTVNewsVancouver.ca.

The $70-million project, first announced on Jan. 19, 2017, was partially funded by the federal government — to the tune of $33,965,000 — through the provincial-territorial infrastructure component of its New Building Canada Fund.

Expect delays.#NewWest #RichmondBC #DeltaBC. The South of Fraser Advance Traveller Information System portion of the project is expected to be finished in spring 2020.

More than 119,000 vehicles use the Alex Fraser Bridge daily on average, rush hour is often a nightmare.

OPEN- #AlexFraserBridge is open to 1 lane northbound and 2 lanes southbound.

Reporter, CTVNewsVancouver.ca, Andrew Weichel An error has occurred while trying to update your details. Commuters crossing the Alex Fraser got some rush hour relief this week as the bridge’s long-awaited counterflow lane came online Monday morning. Sorry we could not verify that email address. Please contact us. Leykauf also thanked those who stopped to help and said added Victims Services is available for those who witnessed the traumatic scene. Prior to December 2016, at least 145 insurance claims had been filed by drivers whose windshields were struck by ice bombs on the two bridges.

Upgrades for cyclists and pedestrians include new wayfinding signs, better access via the Cliveden Avenue interchange, widening narrow sections of sidewalk on the bridge and improving the Cliveden and Nordel pathways.

“It’s not just the zipper truck – we’re also waiting for the rest of the counterflow systems to be put in place so that we know that traffic can move safely back and forth across the bridge and know which lane configuration is in at any time.”.

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Improvements to the Alex Fraser Bridge are running behind schedule. Enter your email below and we'll send you another email. "We've had a lot of slush … just falling and landing on vehicles as they're driving by," Hamidi said. The Alex Fraser Bridge has partially reopened, with one lane northbound and two southbound. The Alex Fraser Bridge. It’s good for economic activity, it’s good for safety and, most important, it’s good for families who want to get home and spend time with their loved ones. We’d also like to thank those who stopped to offer assistance.”. top doctor’s plea to avoid parties, UPDATE: City of Delta applauds ‘outstanding work’ of crews fighting warehouse fire, CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Nov. 1, Surrey mom celebrated in Whistler for debut memoir, VIDEO: Police investigating after video shows woman carried into SUV in Vancouver, Heavy rain expected to drench Lower Mainland, western Vancouver Island early in the week, VIDEO: Police name two victims killed in night of horror in Quebec City.

Alex Fraser bridge being shut down all lanes north due to falling ice. Further updates via @DriveBC_LM RCMP requesting drivers to drive slow, and remain in the lane they are directed to until they are clear of the bridge. editor@northdeltareporter.comLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Weather system is expected to hit parts of B.C.’s south coast, Seven hours later, firefighting effort nearing the end, Laesa Faith Kim shared her experiences as mother to a medically complex child, Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators, Prosecutor’s office says Carl Girouard faces two counts of first-degree murder, five counts of attempted murder, Low-wage workers are still about 20 per cent below their pre-pandemic levels of employment, Davis Wolfgang Hawke had been a Neo-Nazi turned renegade internet spammer, ‘Suspicious incident’ being probed by police, Police said large, alcohol fuelled crowds made dispersing people not a practical solution, Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving, General manager say rules provide ‘flexibility’ while following federal guideline, Cpl. reservist as soldier killed in Alberta training accident, CRIME STOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Nov. 1, Why masks are required upon entry to airports in Vancouver & Edmonton – but not Abbotsford, Advocates say provinces should invest CERB savings in social welfare programs, Ravi Kahlon, MLA for Delta North and Parliamentary Secretary for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced the movable counterflow lane on the Alex Fraser Bridge will be operational “early next week” at a demonstration of the zipper truck used to move the barrier on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. By checking this box, I agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of Rogers Media.

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RCMP and highways units remain on scene.

Crews are on scene. Check out the animated video below to see how the movable counterflow barrier will work.

•Activate counterflow (“within the next few months”) pic.twitter.com/d8EtlKm0ai, “There’s a lot of safety, as you can appreciate, associated with this system, especially when you’re going to be running counterflow systems,” Bhatti says.

VANCOUVER -- (James Smith photo).

The signs will be located along Highway 17, Highway 1, Highway 10, Marine Way and Knight Street.

The Alex Fraser Bridge (alex55/Shutterstock), Sign up for our newsletter to get exclusive content, contests, and perks direct to you. Both people were taken to hospital, and the woman is now in police custody. Kahlon said the movable barrier is just as safe as the previous immobile concrete divider on the bridge. Delta Police were called to the Alex Fraser Bridge around noon today for what appears to be an isolated incident involving a vehicle, its driver and a passenger. Drivers are being advised to expect major delays and use alternate routes. We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password.

Before those were installed, the transportation ministry used other creative approaches to clear the cables, including a chopper that was flown overhead to blow away snow and ice on at least one occasion in 2016. Send me alerts, event notifications and special deals or information from our carefully screened partners that may be of interest to me. The seventh lane on the Alex Fraser Bridge is now open, but the counter-flow operation won’t be implemented until this fall, the provincial government says. Ashok Bhatti with the Ministry of … Get breaking news, weather and traffic stories in your inbox 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. According to DriveBC, the road was back open again by 1:30 pm.

Also included in the bridge improvement project is the South of Fraser Advance Traveller Information System — 13 dynamic message signs placed strategically around Metro Vancouver to advise motorists in real time of delays on the four major Fraser River crossings: the Alex Fraser, Port Mann and Pattullo bridges and the George Massey Tunnel. All rights reserved.

The bridge was completely closed by police due to weather and safety concerns, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Updates to follow. @deltapolice now clear of Alex Fraser bridge.

One lane northbound and two lanes southbound are now open, though work crews remain on scene. (Province of B.C. The Port Mann Bridge has faced similar issues in previous years and also has snow-clearing collars on each of its 288 cables.

James Choi of the Royal Westminster Regiment in New Westminster was shot late Friday night, Horgan’s former cabinet had 23 members, including himself, when the election was called in September, Crime Stoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators, Police Chief Robert Pigeon says attack involved man dressed in a medieval costume swinging a sword. Two people were taken to hospital from the Alex Fraser Bridge on Friday after a passenger stabbed the man who was driving her during a mental health crisis. Delta Police were called to the Alex Fraser Bridge around noon today for what appears to be an isolated incident involving a vehicle, its driver and a passenger. “We have finished the testing, we have finished the training, and the zipper will be going live early next week,” Ravi Kahlon, MLA for Delta North and Parliamentary Secretary for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, said at a demonstration of the zipper truck on Thursday, Dec. 12.

BC’s 24-hour mental health crisis line can be reached at 1-800-784-2433.

We didn't recognize that password reset code. READ MORE: STORM WATCH: Lower Mainland hit with snow as forecasters anticipate cold snap. Anyone who is experiencing a mental health crisis, can call the BC Crisis Centre 24/7 at 1-800-784-2433.

One driver who was stuck on the bridge during the closure said he wished there was a better winter back-up plan so drivers didn't get trapped. Be the first to know!

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