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Free Traffic Tools

Take advantage of VDOT's free traffic information resources to help plan your commute.

  • Visit 511virginia.org/ for the latest real-time traffic information, road conditions and lane closures. You can also set up email and text alerts by roadway to help manage your commute. 
  • Download the free VDOT511 smartphone app, available for iOS and Android devices. You can view maps and traffic cameras and get travel times to several interstate segments throughout the state.
  • Dial 511. 511 features a voice prompt system that enables you to receive current travel and traffic condition reports by roadway. Although the 511 signs are posted on the highway, we discourage motorists from using cell phones while driving.
  • Be advised that the Highway Advisory Radio will be discontinued as of January 7, 2019. Up-to-the-minute traffic information can be found on the 511 app, by calling 511, or visiting 511virginia.org</s