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Plan ahead with Roads Hub to help avoid traffic snarls these holidays

Sunshine Coast Council has a free online tool to help both residents and visitors better navigate local roads.

The busy festive season is the perfect time to visit Roads Hubroads.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au – an online mapping tool created to minimise road user frustration and improve road safety by helping users plan ahead and be aware of road works or other events which may impact traffic.

Taking the time to check Roads Hub before starting your journey is quick and easy.
 
With a few simple clicks you can see road improvement works council is delivering, as well those being carried out by the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Visiting Roads Hub can save you time and ensure you know where you might encounter delays, giving you the option to consider leaving earlier or plan to take an alternative route.

Council’s top priority is to keep all road users safe and ensure the community is aware of any changed conditions they may encounter.

Roads Hub alerts you to road closures, crashes, hazards, flooding, road works, congestion, and special events.

Consider making Roads Hub part of your regular journey planning and don’t forget if you ever notice potholes or other damage to local roads please let council know.

You can lodge an eRequest online, chat with a Customer Service Officer using council’s Live Chat, or contact council’s Customer Contact Centre on 5475 7272.

Alternatively, email mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or visit council’s website at www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

To report a pothole on state-controlled roads, please contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads on 13 19 40. A list of state-controlled roads across our region is available at www.tmr.qld.gov.au.

Council maintains 2972 kilometres of local roads and bridges throughout the region.

Roads Hub Fast Facts

• Updates every two minutes, providing reliable, information about road works and road closures.
• Accessible on any digital device and all popular internet browsers – Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox.
• Mobile friendly – Apple, android.
• Provides real-time information about road works and road closures.
• User-friendly search function for roads, suburbs, dates, works type, works source and impact type.
• Search by address or suburb or search on an aerial map and zoom to the relevant section (map view or satellite view).
• Easily recognisable icons to help identify sources of road works or road closures.
• Roads Hub includes information about road works delivered for the community by council’s civil asset management branch and the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
• Works coordinated by commercial developers and private, non-council contractors and other utility and service providers (such as Unitywater and Energex) do not appear on Roads Hub.

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