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Pattullo Bridge Public Workshops

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 — 12:54pm PDT
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Tonight in New Westminster, you can join Translink at a workshop to learn about their latest plans to get the bridge replaced by 2018. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool The two-year consultation process getting underway is shaping up to be a tussle between Surrey and New […]

New Pattullo Bridge Plans

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 — 10:53am PDT
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The Pattullo Bridge is long overdue for an upgrade and Translink has recently announced a set of preview events so that the public can review the proposed plans. Photo credit: waferboard on Flickr Open House: September 14th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Chuck Baillie Community Centre at 13458-107A Avenue, Surrey September 21st from 5:30pm to 8:30pm […]

Pattullo Bridge To Open Monday

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 — 7:01pm PDT
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Only a week after a fire took out an entire section of this major commuter artery, the Pattullo Bridge will re-open in time for the morning rush hour tomorrow. The replaced section of the bridge – Photo submitted by Sis604 The Pattullo Bridge will open at 6am, just in time for the Monday morning commute. […]

Pattullo Bridge History Tidbits

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 — 2:52pm PDT
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I recently received an email about the Pattullo; in fact more information came in this email than I could find anywhere else online or on any of my favourite history sites. As I trust the source (more than any online source), I’ll share what has been revealed to me. “Enclosed attached pics are of the […]

History Tidbit: Duff Pattullo

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 — 6:30am PDT
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My personal history with Pattullo goes back about 29 years however the name played an important role for me in high school biology. I used to be able to remember that the knee cap was called the “patella” since it was like a bridge between the femur and tibia (at least in my mind it […]

Pattullo Bridge Fire, Monday Commute Won't be Pretty

Sunday, January 18th, 2009 — 9:33am PDT
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I’ve written enough about the Pattullo Bridge over the years that this aging decrepit structure has warranted its own tag; from asbestos in the deck, possible tolls, to lanes that are dangerously slim. Early this morning a fire broke out under its deck, forcing those who depend on it as a Fraser River crossing to […]