Commute from hell: Drivers share their snowstorm nightmares
Tuesday’s snowstorm plummeted highways and byways around Metro Vancouver into commuter chaos. Many readers shared their stories of trying to navigate their way home as the snow piled up, bridges and key arteries became virtual parking lots, and people found themselves stuck in hours-long waits around the Lower Mainland. Here are some of the best (worst):
Did you have a nightmare commute? Tell us about it in the comments below.
My experience was a total nightmare. I work on Annacis Island and finished work at 4 p.m. I arrived home at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. What should have been a 20-minute drive turned out to be a 10½-hour commute.
I have lived here most of my life and have never seen or experienced this. All bridges were closed at one point and if it wasn’t for AM730 radio’s traffic report I would have never made it home. Their advice to take the Golden Ears Bridge to get to Surrey was the best advice I ever got.