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Asphalt truck gets stuck boarding B.C. ferry, leads to delays

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WATCH: Ferry sailings out of Horseshoe Bay experienced delays this morning after an asphalt truck got stuck on the loading ramp.

Sailings out of Horseshoe Bay experienced delays after an asphalt truck got stuck on the loading ramp while trying to board a ferry.

The truck got stuck while trying to board the Queen of Surrey, forcing the early-morning sailing to Langdale to be delayed for more than three hours.

The Queen of Coquitlam was dispatched for passengers awaiting the Queen of Surrey’s arrival.

Just after 10:30 a.m., B.C. Ferries said the truck had been cleared and the 9:50 a.m. sailing of the Queen of Surrey departed 40 minutes behind schedule. The Queen of Coquitlam would take remaining passengers to Langdale.

This isn’t the first time a stuck truck has led to delays on B.C. Ferries.

Two years ago, a truck loaded with hay got stuck while trying to board a ferry at Horseshoe Bay during an unusually low tide. Several sailings were cancelled at that time.

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