Tuesday, May 17, 2022

SkyTrain to Langley Full Steam Ahead. Public Feedback Needed

Building SkyTrain to Langley is full steam ahead. With $128 million in advance works already in progress, the train has left that station!

Conceptual rendering of 203rd Street SkyTrain Station. Select image to enlarge.

Conceptual rendering of Willowbrook Mall SkyTrain Station. Select image to enlarge.

Some of the advance works to support the construction of SkyTrain to Langley include:

  • Partnering with the City of Surrey on phase two of Fraser Highway widening
  • Designing and relocating power lines, utilities, and other structures in Surrey and Langley
  • Purchasing property along the SkyTrain corridor

While the SkyTrain extension to Langley City does not need a full Environmental Assessment, work is wrapping up on an Environmental Screening Review. This review includes looking at noise, visual, archaeology, vegetation, wildlife, fisheries, and air quality impacts and making recommendations to reduce adverse effects.

For example, the project will use TransLink’s SkyTrain Noise Assessment recommendations to reduce noise impacts. The province will also design the stations to minimize potential bird strikes.

The province is looking for your feedback. You can learn more by visiting the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain Project site and completing the online feedback form.

You can also attend the following open houses:

Wednesday, May 25rd
4 pm to 7 pm
Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex
100 - 16555 Fraser Highway

Tuesday, May 31st
4 pm to 7 pm
Langley City Hall
20399 Douglas Crescent

The business case approval for this SkyTrain extension is expected in the fall of this year. The province is planning to issue the contract for construction in 2024. The extension should be in-service by 2028.

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