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New AZ511 app helps drivers plan routes across Arizona

April 19, 2019

Whether your trip is across town or to the other end of the state, a new app from the Arizona Department of Transportation is designed to help drivers plan their routes and save time.The free AZ 511 mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices. It allows users to save their favorite routes and destinations, learn about incidents or roadwork that may affect their trips, get estimated travel times and learn about alternate routes.To prevent distracted driving, the device features a “drive mode,” providing audio alerts that describe incidents along a route.The app includes views from more than 370 cameras along the state highway system and shows traffic flow along roadways.