VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley – Chilliwack Progress

VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley – Chilliwack Progress

Highway 1 officially reopened through the Fraser Valley between Chilliwack and Abbotsford at approximately 2:25 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25. This reopening reconnects the Lower Mainland through Highway 3 to the interior and would reduce the considerable congestion Highway 7 has experienced throughout the week. Highway 1 is not subject to the essential travel order. However, the ministry advises motorists to stay off Highway 1 through Abbotsford unless necessary. Speed limits have been reduced, which could cause delays along the highway. Commercial vehicles over 63,500 kilograms are not permitted to travel on Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. The interchange at No. 3 Road will not be accessible due to municipal road closures. Repairs to Highway 1 at the Sumas River Bridge were completed on Wednesday (Nov. 24) after torrential …
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