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.
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.