Drivers are advised that crews are temporarily closing the Alex Fraser Bridge for public safety reasons.
This full bridge closure is necessary to protect the travelling public, due to snow build up on the cables and warming temperatures.
There is an increased likelihood that snow or ice may shed from the cables into all of the travelled lanes. Therefore, as a precaution, the ministry has closed the bridge to traffic.
At this time, it’s not known how long the bridge closure duration will be.
Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.
All travellers are reminded to obey signs and watch for traffic control personnel.
Motorists are reminded to drive to the conditions, by slowing down, using extra caution and increasing following distance.
Please check www.drivebc.ca for up-to-date traffic advisories.
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