Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering:
  • Makes judgments about the installation and location of traffic control signs and signals
  • Adheres to standards set in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) for the installation of stop signs, traffic signals, and other controls
  • Requirements for a specific location are based on historic accident rates, traffic volume, visibility, and the street layout
  • Conducts traffic studies, reviews traffic control plans and development plans for traffic impact

See Traffic Division for more information.