Additional News Releases

Bootleg College Football Playoff National Championship Traffic with Florida 511

TALLAHASSEE — College football fans traveling with their teams and Florida drivers scrambling around College Football Playoff National Championship game-day traffic should plan ahead with the Florida 511 Traveler Information System from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

Florida 511 is the pregame and postgame transportation MVP providing real-time traffic information around Raymond James Stadium as the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0) take on the third-ranked Clemson Tigers (13-1) in a much anticipated rematch, Monday, January 9. Kickoff is at 8 p.m.

Fans can learn of incidents and congestion which could cause delays on their planned post-game commute by checking the Florida 511 mobile app, which can be downloaded free on Google Play or the Apple App Store. Drivers can also check Florida 511 regional or roadway-specific Twitter feeds (#FL511), including @FL511_TAMPABAY, @FL_511_I4 and @FL511_I75.

There are four convenient ways for motorists to receive traffic updates:

  • Visit FL511.com for an interactive map displaying current traffic, travel and congestion information.
  • Sign up for a My Florida 511 personalized services account at FL511.com to create custom routes and register for email or text alerts.
  • Call 511 toll-free from anywhere in Florida for real-time traffic updates.

FDOT encourages all drivers to check Florida 511 before leaving to travel safely and experience fewer delays. When driving, have a passenger check the Florida 511 mobile app to avoid using a phone while behind the wheel.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Mike Wacht
Florida 511 Public Information Officer
Office: (407) 571-6764
Mobile: (407) 312-3481

Media Kit
Download News Release PDF
Download Social Media Image JPEG
Download Video PSA