Welcome to Tennessee 511

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Travelers can access road and travel conditions online at TNSmartWay Traffic or by dialing 511 (or 877.244.0065 outside Tennessee) from a cellular or landline phone.

Real-Time Traffic Options

The TDOT website featuring TNSmartWay provides real-time traffic information on highway incidents, construction activities, and weather-related road conditions, including streaming traffic cameras, messages displayed on overhead Dynamic Message Signs, and speed data. Cameras and message boards are live in Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville. Similar traffic information is also “tweeted” to the public through TDOT Twitter pages.

About Tennessee 511

Tennessee 511 uses an automated voice response system where callers are guided through the menu through a series of requests. Callers can ask for specific roadways or regions, and the system will provide information.

For 511 traffic information in neighboring states, visit the following links:

For more information about active 511 services nationwide, visit https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/511.