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Commercial truck parking facility with 106 spots to open near U.S./Canada border

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Next week, Canadian transportation officials will open a new commercial truck parking facility close to the U.S./Canada border.

On March 28, 2024, the North Surrey Truck Parking Facility will open to provide more parking availability for commercial drivers.

The facility is located off Highway 17 on South Fraser Perimeter Road in Surrey, B.C.

City officials say this location was chosen for its proximity to major truck routes.

The site will have secure parking for 106 commercial trucks as well as washrooms with showers, a sani-dump for drivers, and security measures including fencing, cameras, and 24-hour security.

“Providing adequate parking facilities for commercial drivers to rest and recharge is vital to enhance safety in B.C.’s commercial trucking industry,” said Dave Earle, president and CEO, BC Trucking Association. “This is a great facility that I am confident will be extensively used. I am also pleased to hear that the Province is exploring additional parking options for commercial vehicles as it improves the Highway 1 corridor through the Fraser Valley.”

“By investing in a designated truck parking facility, commercial drivers will be able to rest safely and securely after driving long distances transporting goods and materials across Canada to support our economy,” said Randeep Sarai, MP for Surrey Centre, on behalf of Sean Fraser, federal Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities. “Providing drivers with these essential amenities will allow them to refresh and recharge, ensuring they can continue their journeys efficiently and safely to reach their destinations. We are committed to continuing investment in projects like this one to promote economic growth and build more resilient communities.”

Additionally, on March 12, 2024, the Surrey City Council approved a plan to add 150 truck parking spots by leasing four city-owned sites to Prudential Transportation Ltd., which will provide operation and maintenance services. Check out the video below for more.

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