The Ministry of Transportation is advising drivers to use the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge as an alternate route. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Lions Gate Bridge has fully reopened in both directions. We ask you to keep your comments relevant and respectful. I understand that I can withdraw my consent at any time. A police incident on the bridge closed the deck in both directions at 7:30 a.m. ‘I knew right away that that was the bike’: B.C. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Local News; Lions Gate Bridge reopens after Wednesday night closure. A police incident on the bridge closed the deck in both directions at 7:30 a.m. A climber on the Lions Gate Bridge shut down traffic in both directions during the morning commute on Wednesday. The accident occurred around 8 … Drivers are advised . Comments may take up to an hour for moderation before appearing on the site. #BCHwy99 #LionsgateBridge is OPEN to traffic with one lane in either direction. The Independent Investigations Office says the man was in the custody of University RCMP until about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. The Lions Gate Bridge celebrated its 80th birthday on Monday. #Vancouver @DailyHiveVan pic.twitter.com/v8cL872VqU, — Ken Chan (@iamkennethchan) September 16, 2019, #RiderAlert due to a Police Incident on the Lions Gate Bridge, the 240/246/250/257 are currently unable to use the Lions Gate Bridge in either direction. Drivers, transit users, and cyclists are advised to find an alternate route as the bridge is closed in both directions. People are getting off the buses and trying to walk across instead. A travel expert explores your options, ‘We’re suffering and they don’t care’: No border travel exemption for Point Roberts, ‘There could be turmoil’: How Canada is bracing for the U.S. election, Suspect charged after 2 killed, 5 injured in Quebec City stabbings: police, U.S. election: Trump supporters tail Biden campaign bus, U.S. election: ‘We have to earn our democracy,’ says Biden in Pennsylvania two days before election, ‘SNL’ spoofs U.S. political landscape with a spooky Halloween bedtime story, Suspect in custody after 2 killed, 5 injured in Quebec City stabbing, Canada is nowhere near herd immunity to the coronavirus as second wave surges: Tam, Halloween crowds pack Vancouver’s Granville strip. Some of my best work yet! VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The Lions Gate Bridge has now re-opened following an earlier police incident that had traffic blocked off in both directions. That’s after the province ran into trouble with a 4.5 centimetre “bump” it installed at the bridge’s south end in 2015 to cover a work space. Just heard from on-site Vancouver Police officer: Lions Gate Bridge could be shut down for hours due to serious incident. Drivers headed to and from the North Shore this weekend are being warned to prepare for delays, with crews scheduled to conduct repairs to the span. VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The Lions Gate Bridge has now re-opened following an earlier police incident that had traffic blocked off in both directions. The road segments are colour coded dynamically based on current traffic conditions to indicate the extent of back-ups (see legend). Work on the joint is set to take place from 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday with the following lane closures: This weekend’s work will consist of installing a “temporary construction bridge” to cover the joint that crews will actually be working on for several months. A motorcyclist is in hospital after a collision on the Lions Gate Bridge Tuesday night, causing the bridge to temporarily close in both directions. That’s the only reason why you’re inching forward towards the closed Lions Gate Bridge. Drivers slowed down as they approached the so-called “Lions Gate Bump, leading to traffic chaos. 2440 Ash St. Vancouver, BC V5Z 4J6 © 1996-2020 Rogers Media. It took less than two hours for a North Vancouver couple to get their stolen bike back, thanks to their own detective work and quick action from police. {* legalAcceptanceAcceptButton *}, {* backButton *} Read more about cookies here. Weekend closures scheduled for Lions Gate Bridge as crews prepare for joint work. No ETA. Both directions of the Lions Gate Bridge are shut down due to a police incident. ??? UPDATE 11:30 pm: The bridge has reopened to traffic with one lane in either direction. Expect delays and drive to conditions — Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 13, 2020 ORIGINAL STORY: Travellers driving between the North Shore and areas south of Burrard Inlet in Metro Vancouver should avoid the Lions Gate Bridge …