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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)
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LETTER: Likely too late to address ripple effects of new Highway #1 interchange

Connection with the freeway at 216th Street is going to dump traffic problems into Langley

  • Jul 19, 2020
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216th interchange will open by end of summer

216th interchange will open by end of summer

Walnut Grove residents opposed the project for years

216th interchange will open by end of summer
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:20 a.m., July 9.

Multiple accidents slowing westbound Highway 1 traffic

3 accidents in Langley, Abbotsford within 30 minutes

Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:20 a.m., July 9.
Crews are on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway in Langley on the 264th Street on ramp Monday, June 22, 2020. (DriveBC/Twitter)

TRAFFIC: Vehicle fire eastbound Highway 1 in Langley

Traffic is backed up past Glover Road

Crews are on scene of a vehicle fire eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway in Langley on the 264th Street on ramp Monday, June 22, 2020. (DriveBC/Twitter)
UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley

UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley

A man and woman were taken to hospital in critical condition

UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley
UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley

UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley

A man and woman were taken to hospital in critical condition

UPDATE: One person dead, two in critical condition after Highway 1 collision in Langley
Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.

VIDEO: Good Samaritans save woman, baby from burning Jeep on B.C. highway

Jeep burst into flames minutes after roll-over crash caused by road rage

Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.
A vehicle incident westbound just before 208th Street on Highway 1 has the right lane blocked. (Google Maps)
A vehicle incident westbound just before 208th Street on Highway 1 has the right lane blocked. (Google Maps)