Count on it – a demand for an overpoass from Wall property to TWU

There is no justification for spot development in Langley Township, such as on the Wall farm.

Editor: Thank you for your column “Township’s modern-day alchemy,” (The Times, June 25). It was spot on.

The developers appear to have the inside edge with our council, with the exception of Councillors Davis, Sparrow and Ritcher. There is no justification for spot developments in our Township, as the only beneficiary of such developments is the developer.

For example, the Wall property as noted in your column, is separated by Salmon River and the Roberts Bank rail line from Trinity Western University. The rail line carries 20 to 30 unit trains a day.

The property is bordered by two busy highways which are seeing daily increase in traffic.

There is no doubt that, in time, there will be demand for an overpass to TWU which will not be financed by the developer, but by the taxpayers of the Township.

John van der Burch,

Langley

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