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Traffic Alerts

Free Traffic Tools

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

  • Tune to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM for 24/7 traffic information. 
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016.
  • 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.
  • Visit http://www.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.