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Posted on: October 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Report Traffic Signal Concerns to Broward County Traffic Engineering

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The Broward County Traffic Engineering Division maintains traffic signs and signals and provides traffic engineering services to the Municipal Service Districts (formerly Unincorporated Areas) as well as 28 of the 31 municipalities in the county. To report an issue with traffic signal timing, malfunctioning traffic signal or downed signal please call Broward County Traffic Engineering at 954.847.2600. The Division's Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with emergency callout 24 hours a day.

The Division is made up of five sections: Management and Administration, Signal Systems, Signal Construction and Maintenance, Signs and Markings, Traffic Studies.

The Signal Systems Section operates and maintains a countywide computer controlled traffic signal system to protect motorists and pedestrians, reduce motorist travel time and aid in the efficiency of roadways. The section is responsible for the design of new signals and the evaluation of signal timing and phasing.

The Signal Maintenance Section is responsible for the maintenance of traffic signal systems, and the maintenance of roadway lighting on selected roadways.

The Signs and Markings Section is responsible for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of signs and pavement markings.

The Traffic Studies Section conducts traffic studies and investigations to improve safety and traffic circulation for the motoring public. Various types of traffic data are collected and analyzed in the performance of these studies and are available to the public. These include turning movement counts, traffic volume counts, delay studies, speed studies and crash studies analyses.

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