The responsibilities of the Traffic Control Division include:
maintaining over 7,700 signs and 340 miles of pavement markings
setting up traffic control signs and barricades on construction projects
maintaining guard rail at bridges
trimming trees and weeds around signs
painting centerline stripes and edge lines on highways
fabricating specialty signs for parks and buildings
striping parking lots, railroad crossings and school crosswalks
The Traffic Division utilizes specialized sign making software along with a sign plotter/cutter to make, install, and repair signs in Riley County.
The division also operates and maintains sign trucks, paint stripers, several solar powered speed limit warning lights and other equipment to help keep the public safe when driving the roads of Riley County.