Minnesota 511

Minnesota 511

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 4.4.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • Developer: Castle Rock
  • Compatibility: Android
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3.5
94 Ratings
$ 0

Minnesota 511 App

Minnesota 511 is the Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) official traffic and traveler information resource. The Minnesota 511 app provides statewide, real-time traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes, and state highways in Minnesota, including: - Zoomable map with selectable event icons - Winter road conditions - Traffic incidents - Roadwork and construction - Current traffic speeds - Travel time delays - Roadside camera images - Road weather information - Hands-free, eyes-free audio notifications of traffic events while you drive. - Plow camera images Learn about Minnesota's Law on wireless communication devices in vehicles at https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/statutes/?id=169.475 The MnDOT privacy policy can be found at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/information/disclaimer.html#privacy Plow Camera disclaimer can be found at http://hb.511mn.org/Your511/PlowCameraDisclaimer.html Drive safely! Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

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Minnesota 511 app reviews

  • More timely updates 1/5

    By Bradt42
    What’s the use of having a road conditions app if they don’t updated the conditions. Pretty much useless
  • Won’t work 2/5

    By marconiusrex
    Won’t show road conditions on the map!! What happened?! It used to work. The Iowa one I also use quite often works just fine! 🙄🤔
  • Nice update 5/5

    By HoBo cycling
    Keeps getting better. Adding Google traffic is a nice addition. Cameras on the bottom of crash sites is great. Who ever is making the updates keep up the great work and please send some hints to Wisconsin their app stinks at best. *update with plow truck cameras is great !
  • Great app! 5/5

    By Wjaykay
    This app is a great help at giving general road conditions.
  • Refreshing 3/5

    By Honeybearymca
    The app has some great features. However, it doesn't get refreshed for long periods of time.
  • Layers disappear 2/5

    By vleighp
    I would like to be able to use this app for winter road conditions however, most of the time that layer disappears. I have to delete the app and reinstall but even then, the layer may not be there. Very frustrating!
  • Stupid 1/5

    By Zzzfedhufcrjsehouvwhb
    Doesn't even have an option for winter driving! This is Minnesota, winter driving is the most important!!!!!
  • Don't bother!!! 1/5

    By slim891202
    I thought that this would help tell me road conditions quickly. What a joke. The interstate is closed and the app says that it's open. It's almost never updated. If I could I'd give it negative stars!
  • Sure would be nice if it worked... 1/5

    By Capn.Dmorg
    This app only gives traffic info, which you can just as easily get from your normal maps app. Nothing else works. Road conditions worked for a couple minutes before the option disappeared completely. Force quit doesn't restore anything, neither does reinstalling the app. MnDot won't want to hear this, but you're better off using your browser while you drive than downloading this app.
  • Great App, recent issues 3/5

    By Merlin713
    I love this app. I use it daily. Today, 11-18-16, marks the beginning of the heavy use for the winter season. I downloaded the update on 11-10 and I cannot get the traffic cameras to appear on the map. I deleted and re downloaded and had the cameras until I had to close to app to do something else. Upon opening, no cameras. Tried all the options and nothing worked. Tried deleting and downloading again and I still don't have cameras. Please fix this issue!
  • Terrible app 4/5

    By AntiqueBass
    The developers decided, I surmise, to "improve" this app. Well, it is NOT an improvement. I can't get any information about the roads I actually travel on. Totally useless. I suppose I will just have to go on the road and find out the old fashioned way just exactly what the road conditions are. Thanks Minnesota - always thinking of us, I can tell. Revised: deleted and re-DLd this app, now it works great, will update review to 4 stars.
  • Very helpful app 5/5

    By mb340
    This app is great if you are a commuter in the Twin Cities. It gives current accurate traffic details in an easy to use format. I use this app every day and I recommend it.
  • A necessity for road construction season 4/5

    By Buciumeana
    I use the app for road closings, which are hemming us in on all sides this year. I noticed at least one thing missing (the Dale St ramp closure in the Hwy 36 project isn't shown), but there's also a link to the project page on the MnDOT website where you can get details.
  • Handy but not very accurate 3/5

    By Cunamara
    This app can be useful but it is not very accurate in showing congestion levels. I find road depicted as open flowing are often actually stop and go. I don't know if that is lag time in updating, but previous versions of this app were more accurate.
  • TEXAS 3/5

    By Farmit84
    Need to make one for Texas and all other states this app is good but needs to cover all the states!
  • Excellent 5/5

    By Kaje333333
    Great app! I was surprised to see reviews mentioning lack of updates though the day- i use the app frequently to check the least traveled route out Minneapolis and always find it to be refreshed and accurate. I LOVE the camera feature too.
  • Great in theory 1/5

    By Anderson5178
    It would be awesome but it never is updated! Road conditions are 16 hours old on major freeways! An hour or two makes a big difference during weather emergencies!
  • 5-star if they kept it current 3/5

    By MicCor3
    This is a great app! However, it loses its luster when the weather is bad and the last update was was twelve hours ago. I have a long drive in so it would be nice to get the most up-to-date road conditions. I guess you can't really argue with free.
  • Love it! 5/5

    By Wight__Spider
    The power of the Internet!! Only a taste of what's to come in the future when even our thermostats talk to each other. Oh wait, mine already does that too‼️
  • Not working right 1/5

    By TMYW
    In order to see the traffic, you have to remove the option and then turn it back on every time the app is launched. This is a pain and was not necessary before the latest update.
  • No Traffic Updates 1/5

    By Mary12356789
    Ever since I updated to the current apple software version the traffic maps won't show red/yellow/green. It shows no traffic info or crash alerts, nothing. It's just blank. Which pretty much makes the app useless.
  • Not better 3/5

    By Crazy_horse571
    I like the old version where it told you the condition of the roads not just if they had snow on them or not. I like knowing if the roads are icy or not too.
  • Fred 4/5

    By $&;",@:&.@:9-&,&;@.4)
    Easy to use. Like it better than the web.
  • Great service 5/5

    By Stephanied952
    Love this app, lets me know when state roads are closed for construction, flooding, etc.
  • The Cameras are awesome! 5/5

    By Air Guitar Rocks
    I use the the web based version a lot but I really like the mobile app. Good work!
  • Lifesaver 5/5

    By Jhfnfsgj
    With all the flooding issues in the Midwest right now, this app was incredibly helpful for planning my long distance routes. Super easy to use and detailed. Thanks to the team who made it - it's awesome.
  • Greasy App but cams don't refresh 3/5

    By BigBroLB
    Love this app. Live info at your finger tips. But the cameras don't refresh. I come back in an hour and look still same picture.
  • Great when it works, but that's not often 2/5

    By SrjG
    This is occasionally a very helpful app for driving in Minnesota winters. I say occasionally because half the time it won't show the winter road condition layer. Even when it does show the road condition layer it sometimes displays badly out of date information. During our most recent snow storm (Feb 22, 2014) it displayed recent updates, but an hour later showed only data from the previous day. It did this all morning before reverting to more recent info in the afternoon.
  • Okay app 1/5

    By Paulo Pagliari
    Can not update road conditions! As other reviews say... Needs lots of work to become as reliable as the web version
  • Worthless 1/5

    By Klaxn
    This app is completely worthless. It no longer shows road conditions which is what I need the app for.
  • Layers won't load 2/5

    By Malmski
    Half the time I use this, the road conditions layer isn't there. It's not that it's turned off, it doesn't even show up in the layer list.
  • Needs Work 1/5

    By burninbarrels15
    Great concept, still has many bugs to fix. After initial download, road conditions layer was there. After a few minutes just disappeared and won't come back. Deleted and downloaded app again, no road conditions layer at all. Incident icons sometimes work when u touch them sometimes not. Has potential but needs work!
  • A must for winter driving! 5/5

    By Winter driver too
    A real lifesaver!
  • Reset 3/5

    By Mn daily driver 31
    Each time I want to check traffic, I open the app, turn on traffic, and zoom in. It would be nice if the next time I opened the app it would return to the traffic zoomed in to my location.
  • Great Winter Driving App!! 5/5

    By D Kreinbring
    I use this app almost everyday during the winter! So nice to see the details of the road conditions.
  • Garbage,total waste of space. 1/5

    By The_Real_Hacksaw
    99.9 % of users will download this app expecting information about driving conditions...don't waste your time. It gives no information of that nature. Fine for road construction but for weather related info it's crap.
  • Needs Major Work 2/5

    By Iloveclyde
    Half the time the road conditions option doesn't show up for me. Of course those are the times I really need the app to work like it's supposed to. Often the menu freezes and covers half the map. Could be great but is useless to me most of the time. The website is not mobile friendly; not even the mobile portion...guess I'll just take my chances! iPhone 4S
  • Poorly Done 1/5

    By Vdtfvjhoyfgxfds
    This app is very slow to load. It routinely does not display the winter driving conditions, which is important to Minnesota. This app should be fixed so that it loads quickly and immediately shows winter driving conditions. I will be uninstalling this app until it is made better.
  • When it works 4/5

    By kmjkruse
    When it is working, it is great. When it is not showing the current road conditions, it is frustrating. Then you have to go to the main web page to find out.
  • No Legend? 2/5

    By BertFromErhard
    How the heck do you know what each road color means?
  • No legend 2/5

    By jwmollberg
    Please add a legend to define colors and symbols. Had to go to full site for that info, so why have app.
  • Very Nice 5/5

    By Jeron61
    This is a great app. I see that some people will whine about anything. We never had anything like this in my day so this is pretty amazing when you think about it.
  • No legend 1/5

    By chet11
    I'm not sure if blue roads are icy, or really painted blue in the great state of MN. Every map needs a legend.
  • Much better 4/5

    By Icemanbk
    The new interface with the ability to layer road speeds, conditions and incidents is easier to use. Slight issue: when starting the app, make sure to let the map fully update before choosing any layers or it will have a ghost menu you cannot click on. Request: please make startup default layers, location and zoom configurable.
  • Crappy! 1/5

    By Ewaskul
    Don't waste your time on this app. Crashes all the time & loads really slow!
  • Good start 4/5

    By Zincj
    I have been waiting for an app like this. Camera selection is a little confusing while toggling between cameras. Best MN traffic app yet.
  • Pretty good 4/5

    By Rickyjuliancorytrevor
    Good app, the only thing missing is drive times!
  • Cameras 1/5

    By Mattjphoto
    Go back to the old way of selecting cameras. I hate the new way. It is not user friendly.
  • Great app for winter driving 5/5

    By Ein86
    I use it constantly to check for any known accidents or spin outs before my commute home at night after work. Helps me to be a little prepared before I get on the road.
  • Better than nothing 3/5

    By MNR11
    A legend would be very helpful. I had to go to the website to figure out what each color for winter drive conditions were. Kinda pointless to have an app but still need website to figure out how to understand it. But now I know and can get a general idea of conditions. Plus, it's good to know where accidents have occurred. It's a good start. But let's get that legend added!

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