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Welcome to Tennessee 511

Tennessee 511

Travelers have several options of accessing road and travel conditions using the Web at or by dialing 511 (or 877.244.0065) outside Tennessee) on their cellular phones or their land lines.

Real-Time Traffic Options

The TDOT website featuring TDOT SmartWay provides real-time traffic information - including camera images and message boards - as well as weather-related road conditions. Cameras and message boards are live in Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, and Chattanooga. Similar traffic information on Tennessee 511 and TDOT SmartWay is also “tweeted” to the public through TDOT’s 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.

Helpful Information about 511 in Tennessee

For links to 511 travel and road conditions information in neighboring states:

For more information about 511 nationwide, visit the following website: