Snowfall Gridlock in Metro Vancouver Turns 45-minute Commute Into 12-hour Frustration

When Bharanisai Madhusudhan stopped at the grocery store on his way home from work Tuesday afternoon, he expected the trip home to Surrey, B.C. to take him about 45 minutes.
Instead, it would be nearly 12 hours before he arrived home.
“If I had walked to my home, I would have reached there about four hours earlier,” he said.
Madhusudhan was among a gridlock of drivers trapped in their vehicles as a fierce storm blanketed much of British Columbia’s south coast and Vancouver Island with up to 25 centimetres of snow, causing traffic chaos, power outages and airport delays.
Several crashes blocked the Alex Fraser Bridge, one of the main arteries over the Fraser River. The route was closed for hours in both directions over safety concerns, the government said…. Source

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