Pattullo Bridge will face one-lane overnight closures between November 24 and December 12

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      A Fraser River crossing connecting Surrey and New Westminster will receive an early seismic-activity and wind-warning system.

      The installation will result in one-way overnight closures on the Pattullo Bridge.

      The southbound closures will be in place from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from November 24 to November 28 and at the same times from December 1 to 3.

      The northbound closures will be in place from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on December 4 and 5, and from December 8 to 12.

      Advance warning lights and signs, as well as bridge-closure devices and advanced warning lights and signs will also be installed on the bridge.

      "When complete, the new system will be able to block entry to the bridge in the event of a seismic or high wind event," TransLink stated in a news release. "The system is scheduled for activation in the coming weeks, following a round of successful full-system tests."

      The Pattullo Bridge opened in 1937 and was named after former premier Duff Pattullo.

      The B.C. government is building a new four-lane Pattullo Bridge at a cost of nearly $1.4 billion.

      It's expected to open in 2023, at which point the old bridge will be demolished.