Welcome to SmarterRoads, VDOT’s new data portal.

SmarterRoads makes VDOT’s transportation data available to approved users online. This cloud-based portal will provide raw data pertaining to road conditions, incidents, work zones, multi-modal transportation and road signs to the connected and automated vehicle industry, third-party enterprise and the public. Data sets range from real-time sensor streams updated every minute, to road statistic shape files updated annually. Browse available data sets, then create a free account to get started.

About SmarterRoads


The data sets on this portal are all available to approved users. Create a free account to sign the required data sharing use agreement. Once approved, will receive an email with login instructions. When you are logged into the SmarterRoads data portal, you can customize your settings to subscribe to specific data sets. Additional logins may be required for some data sets.

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VDOT

Data is collected via a network of sensors and systems...

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SmarterRoads Data Portal

The data portal continuously connects to different data sets and makes the latest data available to subscribers.

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Users

Users like you can subscribe to datasets for use in your applications.


Available Datasets


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DATA FORMAT

Average Daily Traffic

Listing of each interstate and primary highway that estimates the average traffic on any given week day.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Crashes

Motor vehicle crash data that compiles all reportable accidents (crashes that involve a fatality, injury or property damage of at least $1,500).


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Districts

Boundaries of the nine VDOT districts.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Dynamic Message Signs (Active)

Information on the location and the current (active) messages of all active Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) signs across the state.


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Dynamic Message Signs (All)

Locations and current messages of all Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) signs across the state, regardless of being active or not.


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Map Data (MAP)

Intersection information, including the location of lanes and which signal group controls the movement of each lane. Provides opportunities for safety, mobility and environment applications.


UPDATE RATE:
Daily

Paving Schedules

Status of all pavement projects across the state. Pavement status is tracked by projects and are color coded to show status.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Quarterly Crash Data

Quarterly data on crashes


UPDATE RATE:
Quarterly

Road Construction

Road construction projects included in the annual Six-Year Improvement Program that outlines the planned spending for proposed transportation projects for construction development or study for the next six years.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Signal Data: Controller Configuration

Site/intersection configuration file, including information on location, detectors, and phases


UPDATE RATE:
Daily

Signal Data: Controller Inventory

Information on all existing signal controllers and initial status, including description, model, site, and controller mode


UPDATE RATE:
Daily

Signal Data: Controller Status

Real-time status data of signal control devices, including operational status, controller mode, and coordinated state.


UPDATE RATE:
1 Second

Signal Data: Detector Data

Real-time detector measures for all local and system detectors


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Signal Data: Green Split

Real-time green split data for each phase of a controller


UPDATE RATE:
1 Second

Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT)

Traffic signal control information that conveys the current state of each phase in the system. Provides opportunities for safety, mobility and environment applications.


UPDATE RATE:
1 Second

Speed Limits

Speed limit information including varying factors from VDOT’s Traffic Engineering Division such as vehicle type, time of day and more.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

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Tolling and Trip Pricing I-64

Dynamic tolling information for the tolled section of I-64 in the Hampton Roads region. Currently available: tolling prices for I-64. Historical data available up to 10 minute old.


UPDATE RATE:
10 Minute

Tolling and Trip Pricing I-66

Dynamic tolling information for the tolled section of I-66 in Northern Virginia. Currently available: tolling prices for I-66. Historical data available up to 6 minute old.


UPDATE RATE:
6 Minute

Traffic Sensor Stations

Data from Traffic Sensor Stations (TSS).


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Traffic Signals

Traffic Signals.


UPDATE RATE:
Monthly

Travel Advisories & Lane Closures

Weekly lane closures and potential travel advisories based on information from VDOT’s 511 tools.


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Truck Parking

Parking Information for trucks


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Truck Restrictions

Specific truck routes and information for truckers for length-based truck routes and restrictions to aid in proper route selection across the state.


UPDATE RATE:
Monthly

VDOT Incidents

Information on VDOT incidents


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Vehicle Miles Traveled

Daily Vehicles Miles Traveled (VMT) by jurisdiction and vehicle class for public road segments across the state of Virginia.


UPDATE RATE:
Yearly

Weather Events (Long)

Information on long-term weather events


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Weather Events (Long Defaults)

Information on long-term weather defaults


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute

Weather Events (Short)

Information on short-term weather events


UPDATE RATE:
1 Minute