Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Barricade's Clifford Sweat places road signs on State Street that will be used to direct traffic during the Salt Lake City Marathon in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation announced Monday a free smart phone app that will allow users to access traffic, road conditions and road forecast information at any time.

The UDOT Traffic app is available for iPhone and Android users.

The app provides mobile access to the most up-to-date information from UDOT’s Traffic Operations Center, including:

• A zoomable, scrollable Google Maps-based display

• Real-time traffic conditions on Utah’s freeways and major surface streets

• Lists of accidents, road construction activities and other driving hazards

• Updates and information on special events that affect traffic

• Current road weather conditions and road weather forecasts

• Seasonal road closures

• Real-time traffic camera images

• Electronic roadway sign messages

To download the app for iPhone, visit the App Store, while the app for Android devices can be found on the Android Market. Search for UDOT traffic.