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A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)

LETTER: Langley resident wants Trans Canada widened all the way to Hope

The region’s key roadway needs to be wider through the whole Fraser Valley, letter writer contends

  • Oct 12, 2020
A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)
A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Surrey man dies after losing control of motorcycle on Highway 1 in Langley

Highway 1 westbound at 216th Street was closed for several hours

A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)
A vehicle incident had a stretch of roadway closed in Langley westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A vehicle incident had a stretch of roadway closed in Langley westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)

TRAFFIC: Crews clear stalled vehicle westbound Highway 1 in Langley

Vehicle was off to the left shoulder, no lanes were blocked

A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)
The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened about a week ago. A local resident adds his opinion on its construction and purpose. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Was an interchange into quiet Langley neighbourhoods worth $62M?

Walnut Grove resident still shaking his head at the construction of an overpass at 216th Street

The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened about a week ago. A local resident adds his opinion on its construction and purpose. (Langley Advance Times files)
It’s official. It’s open. The new 216th Street interchange to the Trans-Canada Highway is open to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: New 216th Street-freeway interchange opens

Traffic is already flowing on the $62-million highway connector in Langley

It’s official. It’s open. The new 216th Street interchange to the Trans-Canada Highway is open to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire westbound Highway 1 in Langley
TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire westbound Highway 1 in Langley
Work is expected to wrap up soon on the new 216th Street interchange, where it will connect with the Trans-Canada Highway. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: new 216th Street interchange seen as unnecessary and dangerous

Jeff Laurie adds his views to a growing list of people upset about the freeway access opening soon

  • Sep 3, 2020
Work is expected to wrap up soon on the new 216th Street interchange, where it will connect with the Trans-Canada Highway. (Langley Advance Times files)
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway between 200th Street and 176th Street Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (DriveBC Photo)
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle incident westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway between 200th Street and 176th Street Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (DriveBC Photo)
The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

New Langley overpass set to open within weeks

The 216th Street interchange will be the first new Highway One overpass in decades

The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
UPDATE: Crews attend another incident westbound Highway 1 in Langley

UPDATE: Crews attend another incident westbound Highway 1 in Langley

Earlier incident west of 216th Street has been cleared

UPDATE: Crews attend another incident westbound Highway 1 in Langley
A crash involving two vehicles eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway east of 264th Street is impacting traffic Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
A crash involving two vehicles eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway east of 264th Street is impacting traffic Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
Crews from highway maintenance contractor Mainroad work to clear debris from Highway 1 at 264th Street in Langley that was blocking both westbound lanes Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (MainroadLM photo)
Crews from highway maintenance contractor Mainroad work to clear debris from Highway 1 at 264th Street in Langley that was blocking both westbound lanes Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (MainroadLM photo)
A vehicle incident is blocking the right lane westbound on the Trans Canada Highway at 248th Street in Langley Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
A vehicle incident is blocking the right lane westbound on the Trans Canada Highway at 248th Street in Langley Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
This photo looking west on the Trans Canada Highway shows the 232nd Street overpass in Langley. On Aug. 5, 2020 around 9:30 p.m. Township firefighters extricated a 57-year-old Vancouver man after his van rear-ended a semi truck with a trail on Highway 1 just before the 232nd Street off ramp. (Drive BC photo)

Highway 1 crash in Langley sends Vancouver man to hospital

Township firefighters extracted a 57-year-old man from his vehicle

This photo looking west on the Trans Canada Highway shows the 232nd Street overpass in Langley. On Aug. 5, 2020 around 9:30 p.m. Township firefighters extricated a 57-year-old Vancouver man after his van rear-ended a semi truck with a trail on Highway 1 just before the 232nd Street off ramp. (Drive BC photo)
May 12, 2019, saw a large emergency response to a Highway 1 crash near 264 Street. (Shane MacKichan)

Langley intersections lead Lower Mainland for 2019 car crashes: ICBC data

Stats indicate 200th and 264th Street at Highway 1 prove the most dangerous for crashes

May 12, 2019, saw a large emergency response to a Highway 1 crash near 264 Street. (Shane MacKichan)
A still from Golden resident Chad Willox’s dashcam footage shows a westbound semi and trailer colliding with a pickup truck before his own vehicle hit the trailer during a six-vehicle collision on Highway 1 west of Sicamous on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Chad Willox-Facebook image)

‘Blessed to be alive’: Dashcam video captures Highway 1 collision with semi near Shuswap

Golden resident shares harrowing footage from July 15 incident

A still from Golden resident Chad Willox’s dashcam footage shows a westbound semi and trailer colliding with a pickup truck before his own vehicle hit the trailer during a six-vehicle collision on Highway 1 west of Sicamous on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Chad Willox-Facebook image)