With the weather changing and holiday travel beginning knowing the conditions of the road ways is important.
But not all of us remember to check the passes or roadways before we hop in the car. Now you can do it from the road.
Through the Washington State Department of Transportation you can get real time traffic and weather information by dialing 511.
Callers can get statewide construction, mountain pass condition, and ferry system information as well as numbers for airlines and passenger trains.