Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings

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Traffic Signs

Sign Problem?

Sign Problem?

The Traffic Division is responsible for fabricating, installing, and maintaining regulatory, warning, and directional traffic signs on all City-maintained streets. All street name signs on public streets are also maintained by the City. The Department of Transportation is responsible for signs on state-maintained roads. All traffic signs are made with high performance retro-reflective sheeting and placed in accordance with uniform local, state, and national standards.   

To request a new sign installation, please call 252.329.4467.

To report a missing, damaged, or vandalized sign, please call 252.329.4467.

Traffic Markings

The Traffic Division is responsible for installing and maintaining pavement markings on City-maintained streets. This is accomplished using a combination of thermoplastic and water-based paints. Thermoplastic markings generally last 4-7 years while water-based traffic paints generally last 12-18 months. 

Traffic Control

The Traffic Division provides assistance with traffic control for special events, construction work zones, street detours, etc.