Trevor Jones clears the sidewalk on Fraser Highway Saturday morning following a big snowfall. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Snow Day in the Langleys

Digging out after heavy snowfall

Trevor Jones was clearing the sidewalk on Fraser Highway in downtown Langley City early Saturday morning, methodically scraping away the several centimetres of snow that had landed overnight.

“It’s a busy night for us,” said Jones, who works for B and C Commercial Snow Clearing.

Throughout the Langleys, snowed-in businesses and residents were digging out.

READ MORE: 10-20 cm of snow expected

Township of Langley crews worked around the clock to clear local roads in the wake of the heavy snow, operations manager Brian Edey said, with all 22 of the Township’s trucks on the road.

City of Langley director of engineering Rick Bomhof says the municipality had a full stockpile of salt at the works yard and could get more in if needed.

READ MORE: Langley work crews prep for significant dump of snow

The Environment Canada forecast was calling for a cloudy day, with rain beginning early this evening and ending before morning. There is a chance of wet snow over higher terrain.

There will be wind, south at 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 70 near midnight.

Low will remain above freezing, at plus 3.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Fraser Highway. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Langley was well-covered by a heavy overnight snowfall. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

One of two tractors clearing the parking lot Saturday morning at the Otter Co-op following the snowfall. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Just Posted

Giants hand Victoria their first lost of the season

Langley’s WHL team went head to head with the Royals for the second day in a row, beating them 3-2.

Langley Rugby women take out Bayside Sharks

Three-game home series at Langley playing field

TWU player turns in record-setting performance in Saturday win over Mount Royal

Seina Kashima ‘always a threat’ Langley university coach says

PHOTOS: Langley and Abbotsford Olympians Swim Club holds competition

Event at Walnut Grove pool first intra-club swim meet of the season

VIDEO: Rollover crash in Langley

At least one person suffered serious injuries

Secret supper clubs test appetite for cannabis-infused food ahead of legalization

Chefs are eagerly awaiting pot edibles to become legal in Canada

Students unhappy with SFU’s response after violent incident in class

Professor, students say a man threw chairs and hit a female student

Enbridge to begin building road to access pipeline explosion site in B.C.

An explosion Tuesday knocked out a 91-centimetre line

Man struck by car in Burnaby: reports

Pedestrian was taken to hospital

Andrew Scheer on revamped NAFTA deal: ‘I would have signed a better one’

Conservative leader says he wouldn’t have signed USMCA

Matheson will have NHL hearing after Canucks rookie Pettersson hit

The 19-year-old Swedish centre appeared woozy after the hit

Police looking into VPD-involved collision that sent 3 to hospital

The independent police watchdog has been notified

Police investigate after woman stabbed in Vancouver

Report came in about a ‘disturbance’ in the Killarney neighbourhood

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

Most Read