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Arlington County manages 200-plus traffic cameras located at critical intersections throughout the County. These cameras allow the Transportation Engineering & Operations bureau to monitor the roadways and provide orderly movement of traffic.
Each blue icon represents a camera above that Arlington location. (FAQ below map.)
Arlington County maintains these camera feeds for real time monitoring of traffic operations and incident management.
No. These cameras are not monitored 24/7 by any Arlington County department.
Yes, in the My Arlington app.
The map is accessible via all major mobile and desktop devices, but you will need to use Internet Explorer to see the feeds. Other popular browsers may not work.
Viewing more than one camera at a time may stall the system, making it slower to use. Restricting viewers to one camera at a time ensures cameras are available to all and easy to use.
Viewing the cameras uses bandwidth on the County website. To ensure that everyone will have quick access to the cameras, we put a restraint on the amount of time they can be viewed as to not slow down the experience for others.
No. These feeds are not continually monitored and the images shown are never recorded.
For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1 and provide details. For non-emergencies, call 703-558-2222. These cameras are not intended to be used as crime prevention or reporting tools.
The cameras are shown on top of Google’s real-time traffic conditions map.
By scrolling over the name of the camera on the map, you will see the full name. But once you click it, the camera feed may show a shortened or abbreviated street name due to character constraint on the names.
Camera feeds are available to view VDOT maintained roads.
If you’re viewing this page on a work or business device, your corporate security policy may have blocked the map or the camera feed. Try accessing it on a personal laptop or mobile device.
These traffic cameras are installed for monitoring real time traffic and maintained by Transportation Engineering & Operations (TE&O) bureau. Red light cameras are installed for red light violations and maintained by Arlington County Police Department (ACPD).
No, users do not have the ability to move the cameras. The Transportation Engineering & Operations Bureau is responsible for the placement and views of each camera.
A camera may be unavailable due to regular maintenance, equipment and communication issues or during special events. The amount of time a camera is unavailable depends on the issue.
Please visit our website or download the ArlingtonVA app to report a problem or make a request. This site does not accept reports of issues with the traffic cameras. See the next bullet for instructions on how to report issues with the traffic cameras.
The cameras are monitored and we are aware if a camera is unavailable for any reason, so there is no need to report it.