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Traffic Safety Engineering
Division Responsibilities & Services
The Traffic Engineering Division provides for the maintenance of City traffic signals and street lighting systems and maximizes safety, circulation and efficiency of the roadway system. The Division performs the following duties:
  • Maintains and analyzes traffic collision records
  • Speed surveys
  • Traffic counts
  • Reviews traffic control plans

Division staff is also responsible to review, analyze and report on traffic issues and concerns and oversees the implementation of the Traffic Calming Program.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Responds to customer requests for traffic signal and street light repair
  • Administers traffic signal and street light maintenance agreements
  • Improves traffic flow
  • Installs energy efficient traffic control devices
  • Performs night surveillance to identify and schedule needed repairs
  • Performs infrastructure inventory and assessment in compliance with GASB-34
  • Performs citywide traffic calming study
  • Implements traffic calming programs
  • Reviews citizen's requests for traffic control devices to improve traffic safety
  • Administers the Traffic Commission

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La Mesa City Hall    8130 Allison Ave.    La Mesa, CA 91942    Ph: 619.463.6611