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Snowfall warning ended but commuters deal with slushy aftermath

Last Updated Feb 13, 2019 at 8:54 am PDT

(Lasia Kretzel/NEWS 1130 reporter)
Summary

The snowfall warning for B.C.'s South Coast may have ended but commuters are still dealing with a slushy aftermath

It is another icy and slippery commute for many drivers across the region

TransLink is warning riders for a third day in a row about possible delays due to the weather

METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The snowfall warning may have ended for B.C.’s South Coast but commuters still faced some transit delays and poor driving conditions Wednesday morning.

A mix of snow and slush covered many of the main roads making it for a messy commute. This was especially true out in the Valley where BC Transit had to suspend all bus services temporarily due to the snow, that included service in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz, and Harrison.

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Multiple drivers called NEWS 1130, warning about drivers going too fast despite the icy and slushy conditions.

Meanwhile, for the third day in a row, TransLink warned riders about potential delays on SkyTrain and buses, telling commuters to give themselves extra time and to dress warmly.

Jill Drews with TransLink says the earlier transit users can leave, the better. She warns about the possibility of large crowds and long wait times during Wednesday’s morning commute.

Monday morning proved brutal for many who waited for hour son platforms and Tuesday’s storm saw TransLink pull its 60-foot buses from the road and detour routes around problem areas.

Transit users should check the status of their route online before heading out, Drews adds.

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-With files from Mike Loyd