A load of garbage dumped into the back of a truck trailer for transport. (Don Denton/ Black Press)

A load of garbage dumped into the back of a truck trailer for transport. (Don Denton/ Black Press)

UPDATE: Abbotsford transfer station has now re-opened to the public

Abbotsford residents were asked to take any extra garbage to Chilliwack or Mission landfills during closure

UPDATE: The Vye Road transfer station is now open.

Abbotsford’s transfer station on Vye Road continues to be closed, due to capacity and rail delays.

The City of Abbotsford confirmed the closure, but could not provide an estimate for how long the closure will remain in effect.

The transfer station is run by GFL, and they have not responded to a request for comment.

In the meantime, Abbotsford residents can travel to either the Bailey Landfill in Chilliwack, or the Mission landfill. Both charge fees for disposal.

Mission landfill has reduced their tipping fee for Abbotsford residents from $178 per tonne to $134 per tonne. They are located at 32000 Dewdney Trunk Road and open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

For information on Bailey Landfill, visit www.chilliwack.com.

The closure does not affect regular curbside pickup.

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