Westbound traffic on Highway 4 is backed up from the base of the “hump” almost to Cathedral Grove after a semi-trailer rig broke down in the S-turns at the bottom of the hill Thursday morning, April 27, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo

Westbound traffic on Highway 4 is backed up from the base of the “hump” almost to Cathedral Grove after a semi-trailer rig broke down in the S-turns at the bottom of the hill Thursday morning, April 27, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo

Breakdown on ‘Hump’ strands westbound motorists

Single-lane, alternating traffic pattern established by 9 a.m.

For those heading into Port Alberni or Tofino this morning, the commute might be a little slow.

A massive backup on Highway 4 resulted after a semi-trailer rig broke down at the bottom of the hump, just before the passing lane. Traffic was backed up nearly to Cathedral Grove as of 8:30 a.m. April 27. At that time, no two truck or traffic service had yet arrived at the scene.

At approximately 9 a.m. Port Alberni’s PEAK 93.3 FM radio station reported single-lane alternating traffic was moving intermittently on the highway.

NEWS Staff

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