February 22, 2019 4:07 pm
Updated: February 23, 2019 2:03 am

Latest round of snow in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley creates chaos on roads

WATCH: Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley were hit by another snowfall Friday morning, making for a dicey commute. Jennifer Palma has the story.

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Metro Vancouver’s latest snowfall warning came and went Friday, creating another messy day for travelers in the region.

Multiple road closures and traffic advisories were issued in cities across the Lower Mainland, later getting pulled along with the snowfall warning as conditions began to clear.

In Vancouver, Boundary Road was closed from 49th Avenue to SE Marine Drive due to the snow and ice on the hill. It re-opened around 2:30 p.m.

Vancouver police said they had to deal with several traffic problems throughout the day, asking drivers to stay clear of Boundary Road from Marine Drive to E Hastings northbound, and Boundary from E Broadway to Kingsway southbound.

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Several semi trucks were reported stuck, stalled and sliding backwards.

In addition, Clark Drive and Grandview Highway was congested in all directions, with drivers asked to avoid the area.

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In Burnaby, RCMP was asking drivers without snow tires to avoid Gaglardi Way on Burnaby Mountain until the snow had cleared.

Schools in Mission closed at noon due to the poor road conditions.

Classes at the University of the Fraser Valley campuses were also cancelled from 12:15 p.m. Friday.

Roads are reported to be bad in areas such as Surrey, Vancouver, Langley and Coquitlam.

The snowfall warning was kept in effect for the Fraser Valley throughout the afternoon, with amounts between five and 10 centimetres expected.

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