Nationwide Road Conditions – Traffic and road closure information from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Adminstration.
Public Transportation Information – Links to information on public transportation in all 50 states. This is the place to start if you want the facts on bus, subway, shuttle, streetcar, commuter rail, train or ferry travel.
Road Travel Information by State
The links below take you to the Department of Transportation website for each individual state. Although the information may vary, you can expect to find road conditions, construction alerts, road and bridge closures and weather on them. Many include maps and other useful resources for travelers, as well.
Alabama Travel Information – Road conditions, construction delays, weather and rest area and welcome center locations.
Alaska Transportation and Travel – Whether you are traveling by road, sea, rail or air, you will find this website useful in making your plans.
Arizona Department of Transportation – Road conditions, traffic cameras, maps and highway information.
Arkansas Highways – Interactive maps, road conditions and road closures, including a 24 hour telephone hotline for travelers.
California Smart Traveler – No matter where in California you plan to go, check out this comprehensive resource on the many travel options available.
Colorado Department of Transportation - Wise drivers checking here first for road closures and traffic alerts before heading into the Rockies. Snow storms, avalanches, rock slides, accidents and seasonal road closures are not uncommon in the mountains.
Connecticut Traveler Information Gateway – Everything from tourist maps to traffic cams to Park and Ride locations.
Delaware Department of Transportation – DelDot’s traffic cams, real time traffic advisories and road and bridge closures.
Florida Department of Transportation – Rest areas, exit numbers, mileage calculator, toll roads, maps, construction, HOV lanes and traffic reports.
Washington D.C. Traveler Information – Driving in our nation’s capitol is not a job for the uninitiated. See this website for info on mass transit, toll roads, parking regulations, maps, traffic cams and more.
Georgia Navigator – Traveler information including traffic cams and road conditions and closures.
Hawaii Department of Transportation – Airports, highways and harbors, including the popular ferries between the Hawaiian Islands.
Idaho Transportation Department – Be sure to check this site before heading out on Idaho roads in the winter. Idaho 511 has traffic cams, road closures and road conditions.
Illinois Traveling Public – How to get around throughout Illinois, including urban travel information for the Chicago expressways. Traffic cams, road conditions, bicycler’s guide and all kinds of specialty maps.
Indiana Motorist Information – Learn about the toll roads, road conditions and weather, along with real-time traffic info and web cams for major cities.
Iowa 511 Travel Information – Alerts, difficult driving conditions and road and lane closures all on one map.
Kansas Travel- Maps, road conditions, alerts, closures, mileages and weather.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - an unusual name for a place where you’ll find all the usual things.
Louisiana DODT – Statewide travel info including traffic cams, closures, Hurricane Katrina updates and more. You can even help with their roadside wildflower inventory here.
Maine DOT – Website for travelers to Maine, with webcams, bike-friendly roads and paths, ferries, toll roads, scenic byways and more.
Maryland Department of Transportation – Detailed information on toll-roads, weather, road conditions and closures, bikeways, scenic byways, the Thurgood Marshall International Airport, ferries, etc.
Massachusetts Highway Department – MassHighway offers all the usual resources and then throws in some unusual twists, like the section on the history and construction of bridges in the state.
Michigan DOT – Michigan’s official road and travel website includes bridge tolls, ferry schedules, weather, info on crossing the border into Canada and even a bridge cam or two.
Minnesota Dept of Transportation – This website’s “Getting Around” section offers maps for every purpose, real-time traffic maps and video cams advises you on road work and helps you find the fastest route to your destination.
Mississippi Department of Transportation – Traffic alerts, traffic cams, bike maps and other online maps and real time traffic info.