Through SmarterRoads VDOT makes raw and processed transportation data available to approved users. This portal provides raw and processed data from VDOT and participating third parties. A variety of data is available including information on road conditions, incidents, work zones, and multi-modal transportation and asset information like road signs. Signal data is also accessible to support the connected and automated vehicle industry, third-party enterprises and the public. Data sets range from real-time and near real-time sensor streams, to annual data files. Browse available data sets, then create a free account to get started as a consumer or a data provider.
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.
Data is collected via a network of sensors and systems...
The data portal continuously connects to different data sets and makes the latest data available to subscribers.
Users like you can subscribe to datasets for use in your applications.
Listing of each interstate and primary highway that estimates the average traffic on any given week day.
Motor vehicle crash data that compiles all reportable accidents (crashes that involve a fatality, injury or property damage of at least $1,500).
Boundaries of the nine VDOT districts.
Information on the location and the current (active) messages of all active Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) signs across the state.
Locations and current messages of all Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) signs across the state, regardless of being active or not.
Full crash data
The KITS Signal Timing data provides details of the signals, timing and status.
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.
Status of all pavement projects across the state. Pavement status is tracked by projects and are color coded to show status.
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.
Site/intersection configuration file, including information on location, detectors, and phases
Information on all existing signal controllers and initial status, including description, model, site, and controller mode
Real-time status data of signal control devices, including operational status, controller mode, and coordinated state.
Real-time detector measures for all local and system detectors
Real-time green split data for each phase of a controller
Traffic signal control information that conveys the current state of each phase in the system. Provides opportunities for safety, mobility and environment applications.
Speed limit information including varying factors from VDOT’s Traffic Engineering Division such as vehicle type, time of day and more.
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.
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.
Dynamic tolling information for the tolled section of I-95 and I-495 in Northern Virginia. Currently available: tolling prices for I-95 and I-495. Historical data available up to 10 minutes old.
Data from Traffic Sensor Stations (TSS).
Weekly lane closures and potential travel advisories based on information from VDOT’s 511 tools.
Parking Information for trucks. (Available data is “historical only” and only available through August 31, 2022)
Information on specified bridges, culverts, and tunnels in the state whose use by vehicles exceeding DMV’s maximum legal limitations is restricted.
Information on VDOT incidents
Road Closures From VDOT 511
Daily Vehicles Miles Traveled (VMT) by jurisdiction and vehicle class for public road segments across the state of Virginia.
Information on long-term weather events
Information on long-term weather defaults
Information on short-term weather events
The Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Specification enables infrastructure owners and operators (IOOs) to make harmonized work zone data available for third party use.