Traffic Noosa North Shore 3pm
Traffic Noosa North Shore 3pm

Be patient: Easter crawl home begins on the Bruce Highway

UPDATE 3PM:

FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVES have lined the entrance to the Noosa North Shore ferry as campers make the mass exodus home after the long weekend. 

The Bruce Highway is also feeling the pressure, with reports of traffic slowing in the Glasshouse Mountains area southbound. 

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Traffic appears to be flowing freely near Aussie World and Caloundra southbound. 

Northbound traffic is not heavily affected. 

Traffic Bruce highway Beerburrum 3pm
Traffic Bruce highway Beerburrum 3pm

UPDATE 1.45PM: THE RACQ has reported traffic is slow on the Bruce Highway southbound at Cooroy.

"But be patient it doesn't last too long," RACQ Tweeted this afternoon. 

Traffic Cooroy Bruce Highway south
Traffic Cooroy Bruce Highway south

EARLIER: 

THE dreaded Easter crawl home has begun. 

Traffic is mounting on both sides of the Sunshine Coast on the Bruce Highway as our southern counterparts return home after the four-day weekend. 

Police have warned motorists they will be patrolling all major arterials and have urged people to take care on the roads during the dash to get home after the long weekend. 

Traffic Easter Monday Johnson Rd looking south, Glasshouse Mountains
Traffic Easter Monday Johnson Rd looking south, Glasshouse Mountains

 

RELATED: POLICE BEGIN TRAFFIC BLITZ ACROSS THE COAST FOR EASTER 

There are reports of heavy traffic southbound at Cooroy and again southbound at Glasshouse Mountains. 

Police have warned there would be a heavy presence on the major highways and roads.

It's part of the nationwide Operation Crossroads which runs until midnight Monday. 

During day four of the Queensland Easter road safety campaign the highest recorded drink driver in the state was at Coolum Beach, when a motorists blew a blood alcohol reading of .241%. 

The highest speed recorded was 159km in a 100 zone on the D'Aguilar Highway, Royston. This was also the highest excess limit.


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