If you are aware of an accident or construction zone creating a lane or road closure, you can report it on Google maps. This will help ease traffic around the scene as Google will re-route people away from the affected area. Not everyone uses Google Maps, but those that do will thank you. (I always put in my destination, even when driving locally. It’s saved me numerous times. Once I started listening to it that is.) Below, you will find 7 easy steps for submission. Disclaimer: Do Not do this while driving!

Step 1 - Start by clicking the hamburger menu icon.

Step 1

Start by clicking the hamburger menu icon.


Step 2 - Scroll to the bottom and click “Send Feedback”.

Step 2

Scroll to the bottom and click “Send Feedback”.


Step 3 - Expand the “Wrong Information” menu.

Step 3

Expand the “Wrong Information” menu.


Step 4 - Tap or click on the affected road where the roadblock or accident is.

Step 4

Tap or click on the affected road where the roadblock or accident is.


Step 5 - Tap or click to verify the road that is blocked.

Step 5

Tap or click to verify the road that is blocked.


Step 6 - Tap or click on the “Closed or Blocked” menu item.

Step 6

Tap or click on the “Closed or Blocked” menu item.


Step 7 - Add Dates and Times as well as a Reason. Click send at the top and you’re done.

Step 7

Add Dates and Times as well as a Reason. Click send at the top and you’re done.