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511 information line deactivated

WSDOT cites decline in calls, uptick in use of online alternatives

An aerial view of cars drive along Interstate.
Cars drive along Interstate 5 in October 2021. The 511 phone number, which alerted travelers to traffic impacts, weather, car crashes and more, was permanently deactivated May 19. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
Starting Friday, May 19, travelers in Washington state will no longer be able to access traffic info
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