If you’re planning on driving to Tofino, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve or Ucluelet soon, please read this message. See you soon!
The BC Ministry of Transportation is conducting a significant upgrade to Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake, beginning in July 2018.
In May 2018, initial work activity is taking place.
Please consult this detailed, hourly roadwork schedule.
Visitors are encouraged to check current road conditions and travel delay information before setting out on the drive between Port Alberni and the West Coast (126 kilometers/78 miles along Highway 4) in order to plan travel accordingly.
Current information can be found on these two British Columbia Ministry of Transportation websites: Drive BC and WWW2.gov
The project is located adjacent to Kennedy Lake approximately 14 kilometers northeast of the Tofino/Ucluelet Hwy 4 junction. The project starts at the bottom/south end of Kennedy Hill at the TR19 Creek culvert and continues up the hill towards Port Alberni for a distance of approximately 1.5 kilometers.
Cell phone coverage is typically unavailable along most of Highway 4 between Port Alberni and the Tofino/Ucluelet junction.
Washroom facilities along Highway 4 are also intermittent. You will find them at theTaylor Arm pullout and Kennedy River pullout.
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