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VDOT marks 20 years of 511 service to Virginia travelers

The 511 telephone service was launched in 2002 as Virginia’s traveler’s information phone number.
The 511 telephone service was launched in 2002 as Virginia’s traveler’s information phone number.(KVLY)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 12:36 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Virginia Department of Transportation is celebrating 20 years of 511 service to Virginia residents and travelers with “511 Day.”

The 511 telephone service was launched in 2002 as Virginia’s traveler’s information phone number.

The free service provides real-time travel information 24/7 including incidents, construction, road conditions, and live stream traffic cameras.

For more information, click here.

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