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Description

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for commercial vehicle operators. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide up-to-date traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets.

FEATURES:
• Hands-free, eyes-free audio notifications of traffic events while you drive
• A zoom-enabled map with selectable traffic event icons and surrounding camera views
• Near real-time updates on winter road conditions, truck restrictions, traffic incidents, construction, and road closures
• Access and create Your 511 personalized saved routes and alerts (e.g. Home to Work).
• Commercial vehicle restriction information
• Travel time delays associated with traffic reports (look for the orange glowing icons)
• Current traffic speeds
• Traffic camera images and streaming video
• Snow plow camera images and locations
• Towing prohibited (tow ban) events for winter storms
• Citizen reports via Waze
• Weigh station locations
• Electronic roadway sign messages
• Highway rest area locations

NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease device battery life.
The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of their vehicle. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's against the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or concerns in an email to 511Feedback@iowadot.us.

The Iowa DOT's privacy policy can be found at http://www.iowadot.gov/privacy_policy.htm
App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 20, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Nov 20
2018
(Current)
Version 4.5.8

Version 4.5.8
• Enhancements for Android 8+

Oct 30
2018
Version 4.5.1

Version 4.5.1
• Added the privacy policy in the app.

Jun 21
2018
Version 4.4.6

Version 4.4.6
• Added a ferry for the temporary Sabula/Savanna ferry in Eastern Iowa. Look for the green boat under the "Construction" layer.
• Squashed a bug when a user would sign up for Your511 through the app.

Jan 29
2018
Version 4.4.4

Version 4.4.4
• Moved the Winter Driving layer higher up on the layer list.
• Squashed a bug dealing with a user's session expiring in Your511.
• Squashed a bug with Tell Me announcing events after the app has been closed.

Oct 31
2017
Version 4.4.1

Version 4.4.1
• Added Plow locations as a new layer. Now you can view where a plow is currently located and where it's been (by clicking on the icon).
• iOS 11 optimizations

Oct 25
2017
Version 4.3.0

Version 4.3.0
• You can now see plow camera images in your saved route event list under "Your 511"
• Modified the size of arrows along detour routes
• Squashed a couple of minor bugs

Mar 03
2017
Version 4.2.8

Version 4.2.8
• Added real-time camera images from the dash of Iowa DOT plows (plow cameras layer).
• Now you can access and create your "Your 511" personalized saved routes and alerts (e.g. Home to Work).

Dec 22
2016
Version 4.2.5

Version 4.2.5
• Added Travel time delays associated with traffic reports (look for the orange glowing icons)
• Added Towing prohibited (tow ban) events and layer for winter storms (look for the blue shaded polygons)
Version 4.2.4
- Bug fixes related to memory leak
Version 4.2.3
• Added streaming video to cameras, where available.
• Bug fixes and optimizations for Android 6.

Nov 20
2016
Version 4.2.4

Android version 4.2.4
- Bug fixes related to memory leak
Version 4.2.3
• Added streaming video to cameras, where available.
• Bug fixes and optimizations for Android 6.

Aug 09
2016
Version 4.1.2

Version 4.1.2
• Fixed a bug with the new "Tell Me" feature.
Version 4.1.1
• Added the "Tell Me" option – hands-free, eyes-free audio notifications of traffic events while you drive.
• Bug fix: Blue dot not appearing on the map after enabling location services for the first time.
• Bug fix: Traffic event icons weren't centered along the polyline for extent events (most notable with winter road conditions).

Jul 21
2016
Version 4.1.1

Version 4.1.1
• Added the "Tell Me" option – hands-free, eyes-free audio notifications of traffic events while you drive.
• Bug fix: Blue dot not appearing on the map after enabling location services for the first time.
• Bug fix: Traffic event icons weren't centered along the polyline for extent events (most notable with winter road conditions).

Dec 10
2015
Version 4.0.5

Version 4.0.5
• Added extra arrows to help guide you along drawn detour routes
• Fixed a bug that was causing the app to crash when you would "Choose a Roadway"

Oct 12
2015
Version 4.0.4

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

Sep 15
2015
Version 4.0.3

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

Aug 19
2015
Version 4.0.0

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

May 21
2015
Version 3.5.1

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

Mar 03
2015
Version 3.4.1

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

Jan 16
2015
Version 3.3.0

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

Oct 20
2014
Version 3.1.3

Iowa 511 Trucker is the Iowa Department of Transportation's (DOT) official traffic and traveler information app for truckers. The Iowa 511 Trucker app provides statewide real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Iowa. It does not include information for county roads or city streets. Other available information includes:
• A zoom-enabled map with traffic event icons that can be selected.
• Real-time updates on winter road conditions, traffic incidents, road work, construction, and road closures.
• Commercial vehicle restriction information.
• Weigh station locations.
• Highway rest area locations.
• Current traffic speeds and closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic camera images in select cities (Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Sioux City, and Waterloo) and across the state.
• Electronic roadway sign messages.

The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe operation of his/her vehicle. Iowa law prohibits all persons from using a handheld electronic communication device to write, send or read a text message while driving a motor vehicle. Teen drivers with restricted licenses are prohibited from using any electronic communication or entertainment device while driving. While traveling, mobile communication devices should be used only when the motor vehicle is at a complete stop off the traveled portion of the roadway. Do not text and drive (it's the law) or use this app while driving.

We welcome your feedback on this app. Please send your suggestions, questions or bugs in an email to 511Feedback@dot.iowa.gov.


App developed by Castle Rock Associates http://www.crc-corp.com/

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