The REST API provides simple interfaces to most of the data available on the 511WI website. The REST API enables developers to access essential data on the 511WI website including Cameras, Message Signs, Truck Parking, Winter Road Conditions, Events, Alerts, Travel Times. This API enables developers to create mobile traffic apps for Wisconsin.Notes:
- Requires a developer key. For most calls, query string 'key' parameter is required.
- Throttling is enabled. Ten calls every 60 seconds.
The following outlines the resources available via the 511WI API.
Returns all cameras.
Returns all VMS.
Returns all truck parking.
|Winter Road Conditions
Returns current road conditions.
Returns all traffic events.
Returns all alert notifications.
Returns all travel times.
The Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Specification enables infrastructure owners and operators (IOOs) to make harmonized work zone data available for third-party use. The intent is to make travel on public roads safer and more efficient through ubiquitous access to data on work zone activity, and WZDx was developed to improve access to work zone data was one of the top needs identified through the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Data for Automated Vehicle Integration (DAVI) effort.
Visit the WZDx Specification for more API documentation.
Access the WZDx API: https://511wi.gov/api/wzdx