Aldergrove intersection dangerous

Editor: This letter is in regards to the intersection of 264 Street and 24 Avenue.

On April 11, a young driver along with our 18-year-old son were coming home in a small Honda Civic, southbound on 264th and signalled to turn left onto 24th.  As they were waiting to let an oncoming car pass by, a semi-truck passed them on their left side at full speed and just had enough time to squeeze back in the right lane again to avoid the oncoming traffic.

We frequently check rear view mirrors when making the same turn at this intersection. It should be upgraded before someone gets killed.

One simple thing to do is make this a no passing section of highway by painting solid lines on this section of road. A better solution would be to install a stop light with a turn lane, considering that the subdivision north of 24 Avenue and east of 268 Street has grown considerably over the past five to 10 years.

A church has also recently opened on the corner of 24 Avenue and 267 Street, which increases the traffic from 264th. Even the expensive route would be cheaper than losing a few young lives.

Aubrey and

Jane Vandergaag,


Just Posted

VIDEO: Farmer lighting up 64 years of Christmas in Langley

A private light display near Williams Park in rural Langley continues to attract some spectators.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Langley firefighters take Santa for a ride

Seasonal fundraiser through Walnut Grove and Brookswood swaps candy canes for Food Bank donations

Christmas bird count is Dec. 30

The Langley and White Rock Naturalist clubs invite the public to help

Langley church prepares massive meal

A local chef and parishioners are taking charge in the kitchen for St. Joseph’s 25th annual dinner.

Giants ‘stuff’ Cougars

Vancouver blanks Cougars on Teddy Bear Toss night at Langley Events Centre

VIDEO: Langley Christmas Bureau braces for busy toy distribution days

Volunteers spent the weekend sorting gifts donated for kids from Langley’s underprivileged families.

SLIDESHOW: A ‘bear’y good time at Giants games

The fur was flying as the Vancouver Giants celebrated their annual Teddy Bear Toss at the Langley Events Centre

UPDATE: Grizzly bear trophy hunting over in B.C.

Now only Indigenous people can hunt bears for meat

Star Blue Jays announced for Vancouver ‘Winter Tour’ event in January

Toronto’s pro baseball team heads west for two-day event

Mental effects of wildfire still linger in Fort McMurray

‘Resilient, but tired:’ Mental effects of wildfire lingering in Fort McMurray

Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

AP Exclusive: Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

5 to start your day

Owl found dead in South Surrey draws concern, Vancouver promoter bans Nazi symbols at shows and more

Calgary Flames thump Vancouver Canucks 6-1

Mark Giordano, Sam Bennett lead the way as Flames thump Canucks 6-1

Most Read