About 511 Alberta
511 Alberta is a free traveller information service, operated by the Government of Alberta, that may be accessed via phone, mobile device, or computer. The information covers highway conditions, roadwork, major incidents, weather alerts, availability of ferry services, and waiting times at border crossings. Users within Alberta may access the information via phone toll-free by simply calling 5-1-1, similar to the way they would call 9-1-1 for emergencies or 4-1-1 for directory assistance. Computer and mobile device users may also visit the 511 Alberta web site at www.511.alberta.ca. Having both phone-in and web site components ensures 511 Alberta is available to the widest range of users.
The Government of Alberta provides information on this web site. While every effort is made to ensure timeliness and accuracy, all information (documents, legislation, data or material etc.) is made available "as is" and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The Government of Alberta does not necessarily provide hour by hour updates of all highway conditions. Because weather, road and traffic conditions change rapidly, drivers are in the best position to perceive such conditions and adjust their driving accordingly. Travellers should verify information before acting on it. The information may be used on the strict understanding that neither the Government of Alberta nor its ministers, employees, or contractors shall be liable for losses or damages of any kind, which may arise as a result of information provided on this site. Government of Alberta will also not undertake responsibilities for web sites linked to and from this site that are being operated by or for organizations outside of the Government of Alberta. Providing a link to or from this site does not imply that the Government of Alberta endorses any of the organizations or information found on their respective web sites. Distracted driving legislation is in effect in Alberta and access to this site while driving could result in a $172.00 fine.
All information on this site has been posted to provide access to information about road, weather, and traffic conditions on Alberta highways. The information has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial (educational) use and except where otherwise prohibited, may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Government of Alberta. Copyright of all materials and content on this web site is either owned by the Government of Alberta or the Government of Alberta has obtained a licence to use the materials and information for the web site. The materials and information on the site are protected by the Copyright Act.
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whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial distribution or promotion is
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