Highway 4 road conditions report for Vancouver Island including Hwy 4 weather cams.
|Highway 4, in both directions. Construction work between Toquart Bay Rd and Hydro Hill West Creek for 9.5 km (13 to 23 km east of Southern Boundary of Pacific Rim National Park). Jan 31-Feb 09 Single lane alternating traffic 7:00am-5:00pm. Two way traffic 5:00pm-7:00am.|
major construction | last updated Tue Jan 31 at 12:54 PM PST. | next update Wed Feb 8 at 12:00 PM PST.
|Highway 4, in both directions. Utility work between Abraham Dr and Chesterman Beach Rd for 2.3 km (Tofino). Until Fri Mar 31, 2023. From 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST on weekdays. Watch for traffic control. Lane Closure. Speed reduced to 50 km/h in work zone.|
minor construction | last updated Thu Dec 8 at 10:50 AM PST.
|Highway 4. Water pooling between Sutton Pass Summit and the end of Highway 4 for 85.5 km. Heavy rain.|
minor road condition | last updated Mon Feb 6 at 6:03 PM PST.
|Highway 4. Construction work between Sharp Rd and Tree Frog Lane for 0.2 km (Tofino). Until Tue Feb 7 at 3:00 PM PST. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM PST on weekdays. East bound lane closed to allow for construction on the shoulder. Speed limits will be maintained in the work area. Work will take place on weekdays, excluding weekends and holidays. Estimated time of re-opening Tue Feb 7 at 3:00 PM PST.|
minor construction | last updated Mon Jan 23 at 12:22 PM PST. | next update Tue Feb 7 at 3:00 PM PST.
Highway 4 is the longest east–west main vehicle route on Vancouver Island with a total length of 162 km (101 mi).
It is known locally as the “Alberni Highway” to the east of Port Alberni; and the “Pacific Rim Highway” to the west.
It’s important to check the highway 4 road conditions report to Tofino BC.
From Highway 19, it travels south for to a junction with an older Alberni Highway segment, now known as Highway 4A, at the small community Coombs.
Highway 4 veers directly west upon meeting this junction. Hwy 4 Weather Cams
West of Coombs Junction, Highway 4 goes to Cameron Lake.
Highway 4 hugs the shore of Cameron Lake and then winds its way through Cathedral Grove.
Past Cameron Lake, Highway 4 follows the Cameron River to the Port Alberni Summit known by locals as “The Hump”.
It then descends for 6 km (4 mi) to a spur that travels into the city centre of Port Alberni.
Highway 4 enters the city limits of Port Alberni 2 km (1.2 mi) west of the main spur into the city, and 5 km (3 mi) later, exits Port Alberni via a bridge over the Somass River.
West of the Somass River crossing, Highway 4 reaches the shore of Sproat Lake. It followsthe lake shore west for 24 km (15 mi).
Highway 4 then follows the Taylor River to the summit of Sutton Pass (elevation: 240 metres (790 ft)), before reaching the southeast shore of Kennedy Lake.
The highway then follows the shore of Kennedy Lake southwest for 19 km (12 mi), and reaches a junction with a spur into the district municipality of Ucluelet (known locally as “The Junction”).
The hwy continues in a northwest direction and enters the Long Beach Unit of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Highway 4 goes through the national park for 22 km (14 mi) northwest before terminating at Tofino BC.