Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering provides for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of vehicles and cargo on the City's roadways in accordance with Virginia Department of Transportation and Federal manuals of uniform traffic control devices.


The division continually evaluates, repairs and upgrades traffic regulatory markings, signage, and traffic signal operations. The division also:
  • Directs and manages capital and special projects
  • Assists in review of all site development plans
  • Analyzes impact studies and issues relating to current and future transportation issues
  • Administers the City's street lighting program
  • Serves as support staff for the City Transportation Safety Commission

Our Vision

Through the highest professional standards and policies, we will protect and enhance our transportation systems for this city and the Hampton Roads region. We are dedicated to being an innovative organization of professional employees guided by the highest standards and personal values, and committed to providing the maximum level of transportation facilities with public safety always being our primary goal.

Our Mission

To deliver the best possible transportation system in the State of Virginia.

Our Motto

"Safety first - first time, every time."

Rates & Fees