USA Evacuation Routes

Dial 511 for evacuation information or disabled dial 1-800-569-6428

Evacuation routes by state

State info, Hwy info, Emergency info, Road closure, Road conditions & national emergency hotlines for the US.

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State by state evacuation information

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State website evacuation routes

Road closure and emergency sites

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Dial 511

for national hwy and road closure information

Dial 411 to find a number



National road closure information

Key :

HLS= Home Land Security

ST=State trooper

Hwy= Highway


Phone numbers:






• Alabama







*47 state trooper posts-directory, a cellular telephone network providing direct access to Alabama state trooper posts.

888-588-2848 (toll-free) or 334-353-6650 current road conditions

HLS:(334) 956-7250


• Alaska


ST: 1-800-240-2019

• Arizona

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information


State trooper:602-223-2000

• Arkansas


State trooper:501-618-8000 or (501) 618-8800 ,Emergency Communications Center (ECC) at 1-501-661-2136, or 1-800-633-1735.




• California





Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information


State trooper:

(916) 657-7261

• Colorado

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


State trooper:

(303) 239-4500

• Connecticut

 HLS:860-256-0800 OR 800-397-8876

State trooper:

(860) 685-8441



• D.C.







State trooper:


• Delaware


Dept. of transportation 302-760-2080 or 800-652-5600 (Instate Only)


State trooper:



• Florida





511 being employed in areas 


State police:800/459-6553 (Florida only)

Florida's Turnpike Public Information Offices Toll Free: 1-800-749-7453




• Georgia











• Hawaii









• Idaho


• Illinois

Department of Human Services 1 800-843-6154

For prerecorded Interstate Road Construction information, please call 1 - 800 - 452 - IDOT (4368)

HLS:217-524-1486, 217-785-0229

• Indiana
• Iowa

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information






Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• Kentucky

511 or 1-866-737-3767 road assistance, State police- 1-800-222-5555, KSP MISSING PERSONS HOTLINE 1-800-543-7723

Kentucky Community Response Board (888) KCCRB-28 / (888) 522-7228 / 24 hours a day


























Louisiana Road Closure Hotline: 800-469-4828 (toll-free)

(225) 925-6626 road closures,

(225) 379-1232 Dept of transportation

Emergency Directors by parish

HLS: 800-256-7036 (toll-free)

or 225-925-7500

New Orleans Police Department 504-821-2222

City Information in New Orleans (877) 286-6431

New Orleans City Hall Operator: (504) 658-4000








NOAA Weather Radio by state - online streaming broadcasts

Online weather radio

Find your state weather radio station

Louisiana has a 800MHZ trunked radio system






• Maine








Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information or You may also access the system from out of state by dialing


• Maryland

(410) 582-5605


• Massachusetts

*1 or




• Michigan

State police (517) 332-2521, (517) 333-2700 


directory of state phone numbers


• Minnesota

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• Mississippi

(601) 359-7017

For updates on conditions in Mississippi, contact the Mississippi Department of Transportation:


• Missouri

Dept. of transportation 1 888-ask-modot 


• Montana

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• Nebraska



Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• Nevada

• New Hampshire

Road closure information call 511, Outside NH call 1-866-282-7579, Dept of transportation call (603) 271-3734

State police: 1-800-852-3411 (in-state emergency only)
Phone: (603) 271-3636, (24 hour emergency only)


• New Jersey

(609) 588-6211, (609) 588-6212,(609) 588-6213, 1 800 245-pool (car pool),


• New Mexico

1-800-432-4269 road conditions, (505) 820-2021 hwy admin.,


• New York
 HLS:212-867-7060, 311 is New York City's phone number for government information, Outside of New York City call (212) NEW-YORK (212-639-9675)

NOAA Weather Radio by state - online streaming broadcasts

Find your state weather radio station

530 AM, 1610 AM, 1620 AM

• North Carolina

 1-877 DOT 4YOU during normal business hours, call

"5-1-1", 24 hours a day to access real time travel information.


• North Dakota

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 





• Ohio










Emergency management agency: 24-hour contact: (614) 889-7150 contacts 

Highway Help, 1-877-7-PATROL,

Dept of public safety (614) 466-4344



• Oklahoma

• Oregon

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 




• Pennsylvania







 1 888-783-6783, 717-783-5186


NOAA Weather Radio by state - online streaming broadcasts

Find your state weather radio station

Philadelphia radio stations

Puerto Rico












• Rhode Island






(401) 444-1000 state police, Emergency phone numbers, City hall phone #'s




• South Carolina









1(803) 737-2314 dept of transportation


• South Dakota

Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information




• Tennessee








The Department of Safety at 1-800-342-3258


• Texas

311 for evacuation rides,




• Utah




Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 






• Vermont








Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• Virginia

 511, Outside of Virginia, call 1-800-578-4111- touch tone:type the highway's number followed by #


• Washington




Dial 511 for national hwy and road closure information 


• West Virginia

 Current Road Conditions can also be obtained toll-free at
1-(877) WVA-ROAD


• Wisconsin

State patrol 

(608) 266-3212


• Wyoming

307-635-9966 Recording, Construction
307-777-4437 Weekdays 

HLS:307-777-4663, (307) 777-HOME



When an emergency happens, or if natural disaster, terrorism, or civil unrest strikes during your foreign travel, the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate can be your source of assistance and information.

Mexico and Cancun

  • US consular: Cancun: Plaza Caracol Two, Second Level, No. 320-323, Boulevard Kukulcan, km. 8.5, Zona Hotelera, telephone (52)(998) 883-0272
  • CDC health issues:1-888-232-3228
  • Updated information on travel in may be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States, or from overseas, 1-202-501-4444.
  • Mexican Secretariat of Tourism (SECTUR) at telephone 1-800-44-MEXICO (639-426)


When an emergency happens, or if natural disaster, terrorism, or civil unrest strikes during your foreign travel, the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate can be your source of assistance and information.




Road closure and highway information- dial 511 or click here, Other phone numbers, State by state listings

Evacuation information hotlines:

Plan a flood-free evacuation route, and know where to go.

If you are on the road (or know someone who is) listen to your radio (or TV) for information on provisions being made to assist those who need assistance in evacuating.
Real time traffic and weather information is available by simply dialing 5-1-1 from most phones.
How does it work?
Dial 5-1-1 and say "traffic" to receive customized traffic information. Next say the road number, such as "5," and receive up-to-the-minute updates on the road segment you plan to use.

*Coastal evacuation maps for the east coast*


Emergency and evacuation information by state about


Emergency Information by Major Northeast Location - scroll down


*State by state listings*

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US road conditions by state


*State Emergency websites- a state by state index* or drop down menu


State Transportation Web Sites- Federal Highway Administration


Map of the United States- plan an evacuation route


Index of International maps from mapquest


Local hometown sites

State and territorial governments


State troopers by state


Law enforcement agencies by state


Emergency management agencies by state


Emergency services by state


Resources for the disabled- transportation information (800) 659-6428


Animal Safety


United States Department of State Travel Warnings


Exxon - plan a route (find a gas station)

Find a Shell station

Customers who call the Shell toll-free consumer line at 1-888-GO-SHELL (1-888-467-4355, Option 2) can now find station locations via an automated speech recognition system.

More gas station finders at, Fuel information from the gov, AAA fuel gauge report

Get directions from google via text messages : Send the message to the US shortcode 46645 (GOOGL on most phones). Receive a text message (or messages) with your results. ex:"pasadena ca to santa monica"


Coastal hazards information by state

Local hometown sites

State and territorial governments


Road closure sites


Road closure information dial 511

Get directions from one location to another

Reverse 911




Weather maps from CNN, satellite image of North America

River flooding forecast site - NEW

Tsunami history in the USA

Reuters alert-net disaster reports




Further information:Flood maps from FEMA

Build an online hazzard map from FEMA and ESRI (GIS)

Determine the flood threat in your area- not an emergency tool.

FloodThreat is a county level color map which indicates how much rain is required over any 3-hour period within the next 24 hours to cause flooding.



Street Atlas USA- GPS for purchase


Terra fly- virtual arial view- not in real time


Map Watch News


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Fire safety and evacuations



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The safety library- emergency links and information

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Government hotlines

Weather alerts and warnings

Homeland security

Homeland security offices state by state

Emergency preparedness tips

Federal military websites

Coast gaurd

Map finder

Weather map sites

Disaster maps

National Weather Service- NOAA


Advice for families: Pick a family member's phone number that is local and also one that is out of state so that everyone can call to one location to organize.

Keep a list of current medications with you at all times.

*West coast emergency preparation*


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