New Langley overpass plan to protect farmland

Collings Johnston is the Program Manager for the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program. For more info on our role, view our Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program page.

Source: BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

LANGLEY – A new Langley overpass will provide better community connectivity, access for emergency vehicles and help to reduce traffic congestion while respecting rural family lifestyles.

Residents asked for a crossing over the rail corridor that had the least effect on agricultural land, and this was a key consideration in developing a new concept that will be presented to the public at an information session this fall.

Motorists have experienced delays due to trains carrying exports to Roberts Bank. The new overpass concept provides them with a route over the tracks and reduces delays, providing better response times for emergency vehicles. [Read More…]