GET Road Conditions

Returns current road conditions.

Request Information

https://511.alberta.ca/api/v2/get/winterroads

URI Parameters

NameDescriptionTypeAdditional information
format

Valid values are 'xml' or 'json', default 'json'.

string

Optional

Response Information

Resource Description


NameDescriptionType
LocationDescription

A description of the location that is affected. Often described as from one road to another.

string
Primary Condition

string
Secondary Conditions

list
Visibility

A short description of how the visibility on the road. Examples: Good, fair

string
AreaName

the cardinal location of the road condition. Examples: Southwestern, Northern, Central

string
RoadwayName

the number associated with the road. Example: 401, 77

string
EncodedPolyline

A single string storing a series of coordinates. More information

string

Response Formats

JSON

Sample:
[
  {
    "LocationDescription":"From Buckley to Gros Cap",
    "Condition": [
      "Bare and wet road",
      "Partly snow covered"
    ],
    "Visibility":"Good",
    "Drifting":"No",
    "AreaName":"Northeastern",
    "RoadwayName":"550",
    "EncodedPolyline":"ev~zG~hgcObD{SrAcI^mDF{ABsDC}EBoL?}QAmKFkD@QTsCFm@ZcBdA{Er@_Dd@mCB]JgATkD@KL{FJ{ABiBNeDFcDn@sQF}CGsFq@gFeAyDoD{L]mBWuBO{BC}BAuLB}CCgDBaBAwZM}HOsB_@sBg@oBOc@e@gAaAaBeAsAs@q@mHaFeBcBiA_Bs@oAi@iAeAgDUwAQiAWeCKkDFiEPwEXyEBoANmC@oCoAwW{Bma@CiCWeC{@ePEiBYoBsBeIAAQmBGsB?smBFoEGqA@a`BOwR"
  },
  {
    "LocationDescription":"From Prince to Pointe au Pins",
    "Condition": [
      "Bare and wet road"
    ],
    "Visibility":"Good",
    "Drifting":"No",
    "AreaName":"Northeastern",
    "RoadwayName":"565",
    "EncodedPolyline":"q_}zGjhtbOmUEwCDk@Ce[DeEIgQ?EAOCq@HC?CAME}@HA?iCA"
  }
]

XML

Sample:
<RoadConditionsList>
  <RoadConditions>
    <LocationDescription>From Buckley to Gros Cap</LocationDescription>
    <Condition>
     <Condition>Bare and wet road</Condition>
     <Condition>Partly snow covered</Condition>
    </Condition>
    <Visibility>Good</Visibility>
    <Drifting>No</Drifting>
    <AreaName>Northeastern</AreaName>
    <RoadwayName>550</RoadwayName>
    <EncodedPolyline>
      ev~zG~hgcObD{SrAcI^mDF{ABsDC}EBoL?}QAmKFkD@QTsCFm@ZcBdA{Er@_Dd@mCB]JgATkD@KL{FJ{ABiBNeDFcDn@sQF}CGsFq@gFeAyDoD{L]mBWuBO{BC}BAuLB}CCgDBaBAwZM}HOsB_@sBg@oBOc@e@gAaAaBeAsAs@q@mHaFeBcBiA_Bs@oAi@iAeAgDUwAQiAWeCKkDFiEPwEXyEBoANmC@oCoAwW{Bma@CiCWeC{@ePEiBYoBsBeIAAQmBGsB?smBFoEGqA@a`BOwR
    </EncodedPolyline>
  </RoadConditions>
  <RoadConditions>
    <LocationDescription>From Prince to Pointe au Pins</LocationDescription>
    <Condition>
     <Condition>Bare and wet road</Condition>
     <Condition>Partly snow covered</Condition>
    </Condition>
    <Visibility>Good</Visibility>
    <Drifting>No</Drifting>
    <AreaName>Northeastern</AreaName>
    <RoadwayName>565</RoadwayName>
    <EncodedPolyline>q_}zGjhtbOmUEwCDk@Ce[DeEIgQ?EAOCq@HC?CAME}@HA?iCA</EncodedPolyline>
  </RoadConditions>
</RoadConditionsList>