About 511

In July 2000, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated 511 as the national traveler information phone number. Louisiana is the 24th state to provide the 511 service.

Travel Smart. Travel Safe.

Cooperating agencies

Terms of Use — Non-Commercial or Educational Reproduction

511 is made possible through the cooperation of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Louisiana State Police, and the Federal Highway Administration.


  • Weather and road conditions change rapidly, and the information reported here should not be used as the only factor in determining whether to travel in a particular area. Motorists are cautioned to be alert to changing circumstances and adjust their driving accordingly.
  • The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development provides this information as a public service. Reports are based on the information available at the time of preparation and cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy or timeliness. Actual conditions may vary from those reported.
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development personnel and Louisiana State Police provide information to update the system.