Traffic Control Sign Shop

Responsibilities & Services


The Traffic Control Sign Shop is responsible for managing most components of traffic control entities that improve citizens’ safety and facilitate travel within the unincorporated areas of Shelby County.
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Major duties of the Traffic Control Sign Section include:
  • Fabricating all signage for infrastructures located in unincorporated areas
  • Installing and maintaining all traffic signage
  • Maintaining signage database
  • Providing emergency response to citizens’ complaints pertaining to signage
  • Providing traffic detour signage during emergency situations or road improvement projects
  • Striping approximately 800 linear miles of roads in unincorporated areas

Projected 2010-11 Projects


  • Installation of signage in newly constructed developments (approximately 50 annually)
  • Planned inspection or striping of roadway within the county’s jurisdiction
  • Planned installation or replacement of traffic reflectors for 249 road curves within the county
  • Replacement of approximately 5,000 traffic signs throughout Shelby County
Note: To report signage obstruction / damage affecting unincorporated roadways and other situations within the Roads and Bridges Department’s jurisdiction that have an adverse effect on public safety, please call this department immediately.