COQUITLAM - April 11, 2013
The two finishing touches on the new Port Mann Bridge ‐ a 1964 commemorative plaque from the original bridge and a new plaque to mark the opening of the new crossing – were unveiled today in a ceremony on the old bridge. More details.
COQUITLAM - March 12, 2013
TReO is offering free trips and rebates to encourage drivers to register for a TReO account even after the deadline for the low introductory toll rate has passed. More details.
COQUITLAM - February 25, 2013
Drivers have until midnight on February 28 to register for a free TReO account and lock in the low introductory toll rate on the Port Mann Bridge until December. More details.
COQUITLAM - January 22, 2013
TReO is in the process of sending out the first round of invoices and statements for trips taken over the Port Mann Bridge since tolling began on Dec. 8, 2012. More details.
COQUITLAM - January 21, 2013
Engineers working on the Port Mann/Highway 1 project have identified solutions to prevent snow and ice buildup on the Port Mann Bridge cables. More details.
COQUITLAM - December 6, 2012
Tolling on the new Port Mann Bridge begins Dec. 8, but more than 500,000 drivers who registered by Nov. 30 won’t pay a toll for their first 20 trips. More details.
COQUITLAM - December 1, 2012
Premier Christy Clark today officially opened the new Port Mann Bridge to eight lanes of traffic, which cuts commute times and allows for the first regular transit service across the bridge in 25 years. More details.
COQUITLAM - November 26, 2012
Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Mary Polak and Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp) CEO Mike Proudfoot will be hosting a live Twitter session on Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. where they will respond to questions about TReO and the Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement (PMH1) Project. More details.
LANGLEY - November 16, 2012
Langley Member of Parliament Mark Warawa and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Mary Polak celebrated the completion of the Carvolth Transit Exchange and Park and Ride, and announcement of TransLink’s ExpressBus schedule, the first reliable transit over the Port Mann Bridge in over 25 years. Langley City Mayor and vice-chair of the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation Peter Fassbender confirmed the transit service will start Dec. 1, the official opening date for the Port Mann Bridge. More details.
COQUITLAM - November 13, 2012
The new Port Mann Bridge will open to eight lanes of traffic on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, and tolling will commence after one free week, on Saturday, Dec. 8. More details.
Port Mann Customer Privacy Notification
VANCOUVER - September 30, 2012
Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corp) has issued letters to 271 TReO Port Mann Bridge customers whose tolling accounts were flagged for attention due to possible compromise. There is no evidence to indicate any customer’s personal information was compromised, but notification has been issued to the account holders as a precautionary measure
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Port Mann Bridge tolls to start at $1.50
VANCOUVER - September 12, 2012
Commuters and families will benefit with tolls on the new Port Mann Bridge starting at $1.50 for passenger vehicles when tolling begins this December - 50 per cent less than the originally planned toll rate, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Mary Polak announced today. More details.
Upcoming Cape Horn construction key to faster new Port Mann Bridge
COQUITLAM - September 5, 2012
Some traffic will be driving on the new Port Mann Bridge later this month, but not before some of the Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement Project’s most technically challenging work takes place in Coquitlam. Drivers are being told to expect big changes, and weekend delays, during September as crews complete several new connections between the Cape Horn Interchange and the north end of the Port Mann Bridge. More details
Port Mann Reaches Milestone with centre span connection
COQUITLAM/SURREY - June 21, 2012
The final centre gap in the new Port Mann Bridge was closed today, a major construction milestone that completes the bridge deck and superstructure required to open the bridge to traffic this December. When the new bridge opens, drivers can expect to save up to an hour off their daily commutes. More details.
VANCOUVER - March 12, 2012
Based on the timeframe for the remaining repairs to the gantry used to build the approaches spans of the new Port Mann Bridge, and the estimated date for resuming normal gantry operations, no change is expected to the scheduled December 2012 opening date for the new bridge. More details
Malfunction of port mann gantry crane under investigation
VANCOUVER - February 10, 2012
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on February 10, the yellow construction gantry (truss) used to install precast deck sections on the north approach of the new Port Mann Bridge experienced a malfunction and is leaning south, toward the cable-stay section of the bridge. More details
COQUITLAM - August 27, 2011
At a celebration to mark 50-per-cent completion of Port Mann/Highway 1 construction, Premier Christy Clark acknowledged workers for their contributions to the project, which when complete, will improve safety and reliability, save travel time and improve the movement of goods and services. More details
New Port Mann Bridge Reaches Major Milestone
SURREY - January 11, 2011
Construction of the new Port Mann Bridge, one of the largest infrastructure projects in Canada, has reached a major milestone with the first phase of the new bridge deck on the Surrey side complete and preparations underway to install the bridge deck on the Coquitlam side, Transportation Minister Shirley Bond announced today. More details
SURREY - July 22, 2010
The Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1 Improvement Project is one-third complete, on time and on budget, Premier Gordon Campbell and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Shirley Bond announced today as pre-cast bridge segments were installed on the new bridge. More details
VICTORIA - February 27, 2009
The provincial government will construct the Port Mann Bridge and Highway 1 Project using a design-build, fixed-price contract after being unable to reach final agreement with Connect BC Development Group, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Kevin Falcon announced today. The project will create about 8,000 construction jobs and remains on schedule for a 2013 completion. More details
Premier Launches Construction of New Port Mann Project
SURREY - February 4, 2009
The new Port Mann Bridge will be a single, 10-lane span, Premier Gordon Campbell and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Kevin Falcon announced today as work began on the Port Mann-Highway 1 Project with the first pile for the bridge foundation being driven into the ground. More details
VICTORIA - January 28, 2009
The provincial government has reached an agreement-in-principle for a public-private partnership to expand the Port Mann crossing and widen Highway 1, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Kevin Falcon announced today. More details
B.C. Creates Crown Corporation for Port Mann Project
VICTORIA - March 13, 2008
Today the Province introduced Bill 14, the Transportation Investment (Port Mann Twinning) Amendment Act, to provide for the establishment of a commercial, self-sustaining crown corporation to deliver the Port Mann/Highway 1 Project, Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon announced. More details
VICTORIA - August 7, 2007
The Ministry of Transportation has shortlisted three firms capable of designing, building, financing, operating and maintaining the Port Mann/Highway 1 (PMH1) improvements to participate in a Request for Proposals (RFP). More details
Port Mann/Highway 1 Competitive Process Underway
VICTORIA - June 8, 2007
The Ministry of Transportation has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to identify proponents capable of designing, building, financing, operating and maintaining the Port Mann/Highway 1 (PMH1) improvements. More details
2nd Round of Consultations Completed on Port Mann/HWY1
VICTORIA - December 19, 2006
The Ministry of Transportation has completed the second round of consultations on the access and interchange improvements to the Port Mann Bridge and Highway 1 between Vancouver and Langley. More details
VICTORIA - October 5, 2006
The Ministry of Transportation is inviting the public to participate in consultations on conceptual designs for the access and interchange improvements to the Port Mann Bridge and Highway 1 between Vancouver and Langley. More details
COQUITLAM - June 6, 2006
The results of a comprehensive pre-design public consultation show most respondents support tolling a twinned Port Mann Bridge, announced Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon today. More details
VICTORIA - May 9, 2006
The pre-design public consultations for the Port Mann Bridge Highway 1 project have now been completed and all public input is now being compiled, announced Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon today. More details