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Pattullo Bridge Public Workshops

February 21st, 2012 @ 12:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

September 2nd, 2010 @ 10:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

January 25th, 2009 @ 7:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

History Tidbit: Pattullo Bridge Facts

January 22nd, 2009 @ 2:52pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

January 21st, 2009 @ 6:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

January 18th, 2009 @ 9:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

WTS – What The Surrey #31: Pattullo Passage

August 29th, 2008 @ 6:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

After 71 years, the Pattullo is probably now in its most dangerous condition. Aside from being too narrow for modern-day vehicles and transportation standards, causing dozens to lose theirs lives in recent years, and even being packed with asbestos, the Bridge of Death is just plain scary to cross (so don’t ask why I did […]

WTS – What the Surrey #28: Pattullo Bridge Asbestos

June 11th, 2008 @ 9:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s next? Dogs with bees in their mouths and when they bark they shoot bees at you? Not quite, but something that should concern commuters yet again is the deterioration of the Pattullo aka Bridge of Death as it has recently been revealed that its deck contains asbestos. The toxic material was mixed in with […]