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Traffic Engineering

Phone: 410-887-3554
Fax: 410-887-5784


The Bureau of Traffic Engineering:

  • Monitors the highway system for points of hazard and congestion
  • Conducts appropriate engineering studies to identify probably causes
  • Develops strategies to remedy safety hazards and congestion problems and implement counter measures
  • Designs, schedules and implements traffic engineering improvements
  • Solicits support from other agencies for problems requiring a more comprehensive solution
  • Responds to customer inquiries and requests for traffic engineering assistance
  • Initiates and maintains records of all County traffic regulations
  • Manages the County's Street Light Program, both along the existing road network and for new subdivisions
  • Reviews engineering plans for County infrastructure improvement to assess impacts and consider traffic needs
  • Develops detours and traffic control needs for work zones and special events
  • Determines traffic control device needs for new developments
  • Manages County or jointly administer parking programs, including Residential Permit Parking, Reserved Handicap Parking and Fire Lane restrictions

Revised June 5, 2015

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