The Olympic torch route

16236_m15The Olympic torch will be carried by hundreds of people through Langley, Surrey, Delta, White Rock and New Westminster on Feb. 8 and 9. The torchbearers will run through Cloverdale starting at 2:40 p.m. Feb. 8 after earlier stops in Walnut Grove, Fort Langley, Aldergrove and along the 200 Street corridor.

The relay resumes in Newton at 2:54 p.m. and will make a celebration stop at city hall at 3:30 p.m. before continuing.

The torch is scheduled to reach Fraser Highway and 160 Street at 5:39 p.m. and Guildford Town Centre at 6:14 p.m. before going to the City of Surrey’s Celebration Site at Holland Park (King George Highway and 100 Avenue) for 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 will see an early start for the torch at 6:12 a.m. heading south along 152 Street from Highway 99 through South Surrey into White Rock. It’s expected to enter White Rock at 6:36 a.m. and head southwest on Buena Vista before going east along Marine Drive, with a stop scheduled at Peace Arch Park at 7:30 a.m.

The torch then goes to North Delta and up the 112 Street corridor at 8:43 a.m. before turning east to Scott Road.

From 9:30 a.m. on, it zigzags northeast through Whalley until 10:26 a.m., when it crosses the river for a three-hour leg and community celebration in New Westminster.

The flame will blaze back for one more foray south of the Fraser starting at 2:04 p.m. in Tsawwassen, followed by Tsawwassen First Nation at 2:53 p.m. and Ladner at 3:21 p.m.

All times are approximate.

The torch relay can be followed at http://www.vancouver2010.com

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