Washout brings delays to drivers heading in and out of Tofino-Ucluelet

West Coast commuters are facing delays Tuesday morning.

Drivers travelling in and out of Tofino-Ucluelet are facing delays Tuesday morning.

DriveBC is reporting a washout shut the highway down in both directions around 4 a.m. and that the road opened to single-lane, alternating traffic around 7 a.m.

The washout occurred roughly five kilometres from Kennedy Hill and the Ministry of Transportation cited heavy rainfall as the cause.

DriveBC expects to provide an update on the highway’s status around 2 p.m.

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