Find the Best Route to the USRowing Youth National Championships with Florida 511June 5, 2017
TALLAHASSEE — Rowing fans can glide through traffic with Florida 511 while on their way to the 2017 USRowing Youth National Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages residents and visitors attending the three-day event to use the Florida 511 Traveler Information System to arrive safely and with fewer delays.
Fans should check the interactive road map on FL511.com before leaving for real-time traffic information and incident alerts in English or Spanish. Drivers also can view roadway cameras and check travel speeds on roads near the competition venue, including I-75.
Rowing fans can register on the website or mobile app for a My Florida 511 personalized services account to create a custom door-to-door route to Nathan Benderson Park or other favorite destinations. Route-specific text and email alerts can include travel speeds, travel time estimates and traffic information.
Additional ways to receive information from Florida 511 include calling 511 toll-free from any phone in the state or following any of the statewide, regional or roadway-specific Twitter feeds (#FL511), such as @FL511_Southwest and @FL511_I75.
FDOT encourages all drivers to visit the Florida 511 website before leaving or have a passenger check the mobile app to avoid using a phone while driving.