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 (19 km east of Southern Boundary of Pacific Rim National Park). Closures starting Wed Nov 24, 5-7am and 11am-3pm Mon-Fri. All other times top of the hour releases. Next update time Fri Dec 17 at 5:00 PM PST.|
major construction | last updated Wed Nov 24 at 4:48 PM PST.
|Highway 4, in both directions. Special event planned between Craig Rd and Radar Hill for 1.9 km (Tofino). Starting Wed Dec 8 at 10:00 AM PST until Thu Dec 9 at 2:00 PM PST. Road will be closed intermittently. Expect delays. Closed intermittently for filming.|
minor special event | last updated Fri Dec 3 at 1:07 PM PST.
|Highway 4, in both directions. Electrical maintenance planned between Lakeshore Rd and Coleman Rd for 1.7 km (6 to 7 km west of Port Alberni). Starting Mon Dec 13 until Fri Dec 17 at 3:00 PM PST. From 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM PST on weekdays. Westbound lane will be closed. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect. Watch for traffic control personnel. Expect delays.|
minor construction | last updated Wed Dec 1 at 11:27 AM 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.