Monitor traffic congestion and incidents, lane closures, traffic cameras, changeable message signs and traffic speeds on freeways and local roads in Santa Cruz County and throughout the state. Data courtesy of Caltrans and CHP. More >
View live freeway traffic conditions before you start your commute. Caltrans operates and maintains a network of 16 traffic cameras at highway locations throughout Santa Cruz County. Snapshots from these cameras are updated every few minutes on the Cruz511 traffic map. More >
Travel Alerts & Notices
Get breaking traffic news, including road closures and major traffic alerts. More >
More Roadway Resources
Need more information? Don’t forget to check out to these local resources.
- Highway Patrol (CHP) Traffic Incidents — Select Monterey to see list or click on yellow or red triangles with an exclamation point on the Cruz511 map to view details.
- Caltrans Commuter Info
- Caltrans Highway Conditions
- Caltrans Lane Closures and Delays — View as orange cones on the Cruz511 map.
- Caltrans Construction Information — Press releases on highway projects underway in our region (District 5)
- Santa Cruz County Road Closures and Traffic Advisories
- Motorist Assistance — Freeway Service Patrol, yellow Call Boxes, Safe on 17
- RTC Streets and Highways Projects
- Public safety alerts and advisories via Nixle