Traffic Engineering

MontageMission


The purpose of the Traffic Engineering Division is to plan, design, construct, and maintain all traffic control devices (signs, signals, school flashers, roadway markings); and to provide cost effective solutions to remedy traffic safety and operational concerns for protection and comfort of Seminole County citizens.

Business Strategy


The Traffic Engineering Division performs all essential engineering and operations functions related to traffic safety and efficiency elements as provided by Florida Law, the Board of County Commissioners, and in accordance with all federal, state, and local standards. These essential functions include traffic safety and operational studies, roadway signing and traffic emergency management, signals and signal systems operations and maintenance, roadway and intersection striping program, and administration of construction and professional services contracts.

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Objectives


Perform maintenance operations for traffic signals and signal systems under County jurisdiction. Perform essential operations to fabricate, install and maintain roadway signs and pavement marking. Conduct safety and traffic operations studies to reduce frequency and severity of crashes and improve mobility. Respond to citizen concerns regarding traffic safety and congestion problems. Administer an efficient emergency response program for traffic control during road closures and natural disasters.

Services


The Seminole County Traffic Engineering Office is located at 140 Bush Loop, Sanford. Our operating hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Our office number is (407) 665-5677.

Traffic Engineering Division provides services to the community in the following areas:

Signals & Signal Systems - services include, but are not limited to, repair and maintenance of the existing 374 signals within Seminole County, programming of the timing parameters, planning and management of new signals and responding to reported malfunctions. The 374 existing signals include all municipalities except Lake Mary. For Seminole County's latest Mast Arm Standards, click here for the  PDF file. For additional information contact Charles Wetzel at cwetzel@seminolecountyfl.gov via e-mail or phone (407) 665-5677. After hours emergencies call (407) 665-5100.
 

Fiber Optic Network - services include, but are not limited to repair and maintenance of approximately 1,246 active miles of fiber and installation of new fiber within Seminole County, planning and managing fiber connections for new or upgrading signals, flashers, beacons, variable message boards( VMS), and outside connections to county facilities, various agencies and municipalities throughout Seminole County. For additional information contact John Brown at jbrown02@seminolecountyfl.gov via e-mail or phone (407) 665-5644. After hours emergencies call (407) 665-5100.

Signs - services include, but are not limited to, fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of roadway signing along County maintained right of way. For additional information contact Willie Allen at wallen@seminolecountyfl.gov via e-mail or phone (407) 665-5643. After hours emergencies related to existing Stop and/or Yield signs call (407) 665-5100.

 Roadway Markings  - include maintenance and installation of pavement markings on County maintained roadways. For additional information contact  Mark Bevis at mbevis@seminolecountyfl.gov via e-mail  or phone (407) 665-5685.

Traffic Studies - services include responding to citizen concerns on the County roadway system, conducting traffic studies including speed studies, traffic counts, signal warrant studies, neighborhood studies, etc. Contact Mark Bevis at mbevis@seminolecountyfl.gov via e-mail or phone (407) 665-5685.

Traffic Permits - services include issuance and coordination of permits for movement of over-size and/or over-weight vehicles, block parties, parades, and special events. Contact Renee Bumgardner at rbumgardner@seminolecountyfl.gov via em-mail or phone (407) 665-5678.

Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.)  - requires a permit for Jack & Bore, Directional, Lane Closure, Road Closure, and Right of Way use. Contact Mike Blinn by phone at (407) 665-5699 or email at mblinn@seminolecountyfl.gov.

Decorative Sign Agreement -  - This type of Agreement is between Seminole County and the Homeowners Association to allow the HOA to install decorative post for the signage within their subdivision.

Traffic Enforcement Agreement  - The Agreement permits the Sheriff’s Office to enter into a private and/or gated community to enforce regulatory signage.

Community Traffic Safety Team (CTST) - - has moved to the Seminole County Public Safety web site.
 

Traffic Cameras



TVON TV
The Florida Department of Transportation's "I-4 in Seminole County" feeds are shown on SGTV from 7-8 AM and 4-5:30 PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays and previously scheduled meetings or programs). The feeds are cycled through a scrolling loop, which includes all cameras in Seminole County located between Orange County at Lee Road and the St John's River Bridge before Volusia County.

ComputerON THE INTERNET
The Florida 511 web site gives access to the region's traffic cameras, as well as point to point travel times, a congestion map, construction areas, evacuation routes, and more.