Commuters travelling between the Tofino-Ucluelet region and the rest of Vancouver Island were stuck on either side of Hwy. 4 on Friday as debris blocked the roadway in both directions. (Westerly File photo)

Commuters travelling between the Tofino-Ucluelet region and the rest of Vancouver Island were stuck on either side of Hwy. 4 on Friday as debris blocked the roadway in both directions. (Westerly File photo)

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after three-hour closure

Road reopened around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

The highway that connects the Tofino-Ucluelet region to the rest of Vancouver Island reopened around 2:30 p.m. on Friday after a roughly three hour closure.

The closure was caused by debris blocking the roadway within the Kennedy Hill Safety Improvement project’s construction zone.



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