By Lora Chance - email
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A new tool is available for drivers in South Carolina.
The new 511 system provides real-time traffic information on all major South Carolina interstates and highways. The automated service provides updates on: construction, lane closures, crashes, congestion and severe weather that is affecting traffic.
Users can call 511 or access www.511SC.org 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SCDOT has secured agreements with several wireless/landline providers to be part of the system. For people with a phone service that has not yet agreed to be included, the system can still be accessed by dialing 1.877.511.4672.