12/19/2012 05:09 EST | Updated 12/20/2012 12:27 EST

Vancouver Snowstorm Liveblog

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Metro Vancouver residents found themselves battling icy roads, traffic jams and transit backups Wednesday as a snowstorm fell on the region.

The snow forced the closure of Simon Fraser University and ferry sailing cancellations.

It also shut down the Port Mann Bridge in both directions for several hours.

Follow our liveblog for more updates.