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Traffic Engineering, Operations and Maintenance

Traffic Engineering, Operations and Maintenance is responsible for the following:

Traffic Engineering
Traffic Engineering responsibilities include ensuring a safe and efficient transportation system by maintaining the countywide traffic signal system, monitoring existing travel conditions, maintaining traffic volume and traffic accident data bases and providing analyses, reports and recommendations for corrective measures. The division is also responsible for developing and managing the residential speed control and street light programs. The division maintains over 700 signals, over 200 flashers, over 225 miles of fiber optic communications cable and more than 250 CCTV cameras. The division also oversees the operation of the Traffic Control Center and the GC Smart Commute website.

Operations and Maintenance
Traffic Operations and Maintenance is responsible for maintaining existing County roads, sidewalks, bridges, and surface vegetation within the rights of way. In addition, the division reconstructs existing roads and builds miscellaneous road projects. The division also coordinates, tests and oversees several million dollars' worth of annual contracted work. The division is also responsible for promoting safe traffic conditions in the County by installing and maintaining traffic control signing, pavement markings, and coordinating road closures; reviewing new developments for traffic impact, and proposing traffic plans to alleviate congestion and dangerous traffic situations.