The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Commonwealth), acting through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), offers the 511 PA website as a public service. This website is intended to be used by the general public for viewing and retrieving information only. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change the information on this website is strictly prohibited and may be subject to sanctions under the Computer and Fraud Abuse Act of 1986, as amended.

Access to and use of this website is provided subject to the acceptance of this disclaimer, the terms that appear below, and the policies set forth on PennDOT’s home page at: Web Policies. Please read all these provisions carefully as use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.


Unless otherwise stated, the Commonwealth and PennDOT own the intellectual property rights in this website (site) and the content on this site. All intellectual property rights are reserved. Where a work is intended to be dedicated to the public domain, a statement to this effect is indicated at the top of the work.

This provision includes but shall not be limited to intellectual property (e.g. videos) created by vendors on behalf of the Department. No commercial use of this intellectual property shall be made without the express written permission of PennDOT.


You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website provided that:

  • You must not republish material from this website (including republication on other sites), or reproduce or store material from this site in any public or private retrieval system.
  • You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit this site or material on this site for a commercial purpose, without the express written permission of PennDOT.
  • You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on the site.


PennDOT makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the completeness, or adequacy of the content of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the content of this website. No warranty of any kind, implied, express, or statutory, including, but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the content of this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services.


PennDOT has obtained the requisite permission to link to the other sites that appear on this website. PennDOT is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages referenced. The links are made available to assist the website user in his or her search. PennDOT takes no responsibility in the links’ operation or content. By clicking any of these links, you could leave PennDOT’s website and enter a private-owned site created, operated or maintained by a private business or non-Commonwealth government agency.

By linking to other sites maintained by other private sector or non-Commonwealth agencies, PennDOT is not endorsing its products, services, or security policies. Any concerns about these external links should be directed to the site administrator or Webmaster for that link.


Due to the variable nature of the Internet, PennDOT does not warrant that service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies. Additions and changes are periodically made to the content on this site. PennDOT may make improvements and/or changes at any time.


Construction of the these disclaimers and resolution of disputes are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania shall apply to all uses of data and this website.


Our SMS notification service will be sending text messages to your mobile phone containing traveler information based on your notification preferences.
When users decide to opt-in to the service, they will receive a SMS message to confirm consent to receive SMS notifications. SMS notifications can be cancelled at any time by responding "STOP” to opt-out. Message and data rates may apply for any messages sent and/or received.


Your privacy is important to us. When using this service, your phone number will be used to provide you with travel information.

We do not share your information with third parties other than for the purpose of providing this service. We may disclose information about our users, including personally identifiable information; (i) when requested by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities conducting an investigation; (ii) if required to do so by subpoena, court order or legal process; (iii) to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our service and applicable laws; or (iv) to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our services.


Your data will not be shared with any other parties or used for any other purpose than its intended use. Access to the data is protected with multiple authentication protocols. Access to user data is restricted to authenticated users from state transportation government agencies.