iOS 6 Maps App Offers Roadwork Alerts To Help You Avoid Traffic Jams

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Isn't that helpful!
Isn't that helpful!

Here’s a handy feature in Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6: When you’re traveling and you get near to roadworks, or there are roadworks ahead of you, Maps will throw up a new roadworks icon to alert you to them. What’s makes this feature really awesome is that you can then tap on that icon to find out more about the construction, including its start and description.

It’s a relatively minor feature that’s likely to become super useful. You’ll no longer have to endure traffic jams on your route home from work because of construction; you can simply avoid it.

It’s unclear whether the feature is exclusive to the United States, or whether it’s supported in other territories, too. If you stumble upon it in your country, let us know by emailing news@cultofmac.com.

Source: App Advice