Download the Florida 511 mobile app, visit FL511.com or follow #FL511 on Twitter
Orlando City Soccer’s first home game of the 2017 season is also the first game in its new downtown stadium, and the event is sure to draw a big crowd. Let the Florida 511 Traveler Information System guide you to the Orlando City Stadium, where the Orlando City Soccer Club will host the New York City Football Club at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 5. It is also the first game of the season for both teams.
Operated by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), FL511.com can help fans minimize delays by using the real-time traffic information provided by the system. Before heading out, fans can plan their routes by visiting the interactive roadway map on the user-friendly FL511.com website for traffic incident alerts. They also can view roadway cameras showing current nearby driving conditions.
Locally, Florida 511 offers motorists free, real-time traffic updates about important roadways from Twitter feeds (#FL511), including @FL_511_I4, @fl511_TURNPIKE and @FL511_CENTRAL.
In the Orlando metro area, Florida 511 also offers information on traffic congestion and traffic speed, as well as views from traffic cameras on roads and intersections leading to the downtown stadium. Cameras offer views of parts of Interstate 4 (I-4), Florida’s Turnpike, State Roads 408, 528, 417 and 429. There are even three high-definition, live-streaming cameras at the I-4 interchanges with SR 408, Maitland Boulevard (State Road 414) and Kirkman Road.
Fans can also register on the website or mobile app for a free My Florida 511 personalize services account to create door-to-door routes to Orlando City Stadium and other favorite destinations. Each route includes travel time estimates, traffic incident information and the ability to set up custom email or text alerts.
Before leaving the stadium, motorists can call 511 toll-free or check the free Florida 511 mobile app, available on Google Play or the Apple App Store, to check traffic or select an alternate route.
FDOT encourages all drivers to check Florida 511 to travel safely and experience fewer delays. Check before leaving or have a passenger check to avoid using a phone while driving.