Signal and Sign

SIGNAL AND SIGN

The Signal and Sign Department’s primary functions are to install and maintain all traffic control devices, street signs, traffic signs, and traffic markings throughout the city, and to perform regular maintenance on each traffic signal as required by the Traffic Signal Maintenance Agreement with SCDOT.

  • Maintains over 86 traffic signals
  • Replaces street markers as needed
  • Installs Downtown Christmas lights and decorations
  • Monitors Duke Energy street lighting and reports non-working
  • Provides traffic control devices for city work zones and emergency needs
  • Changes out numerous traffic signal incandescent bulbs to high output LED’s
  • Maintains and replaces old street marker signs
  • Updates traffic signal controllers at select intersections
  • 85 Traffic Signals and Controllers
  • 3,806 Street Lights

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Work Zone Safety:

Work Zone Fact Sheet – PDF

IF POSSIBLE, AVOID ROUTE
ALWAYS PAY ATTENTION
SLOW DOWN!
MOVE INTO OPEN LANE
ALLOW A SAFE DISTANCE

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