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.
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) November 19, 2019
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.