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The mission of the City of Omaha Traffic Engineering Division is to provide for the safe, environmentally compatible, and efficient movement of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor vehicles through the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of traffic control systems.

Traffic Engineering staff maintains 1,000 traffic signals, lane lights, and flashers, 2,850 lane miles painted (conducted annually), and 120,000 traffic signs. Traffic Engineering staff also conducts 350 traffic studies and counts traffic at 250 intersections per year. Our division duties include planning and design of traffic facilities, reviewing development plans and plats as well as funding and administering 56,000 street lights.

Traffic Restrictions and Road Closures       Event Permits, Truck Routes and Oversize Permits, Street Closure Permits, Banner Permits, and other misc. permits       traffic-calming-program-button       HSIP button       Traffic Signals, Signs, Pavement Markings, Street Lights       Information Center, Traffice Calming Program, Traffic Counts and Posted Speed Limits and other Detailed Traffic Information

Report traffic problems here or contact us via phone during the hours posted below and we will respond to your concerns.

  • Regular Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • After Hours: If you need immediate assistance to report malfunctioning traffic signals, traffic sign repairs or other traffic-related issues after hours, please call the Traffic Engineering Dispatch at (402) 444-5160.