The Traffic Division is responsible for the timing and coordination of traffic signals at 110 Lynchburg intersections, signing and pavement markings on City Streets installation of street lights, right-of-way permits, and handicap parking.

Report a Streetlight Outage

If you notice that a street light, signal, or other traffic sign is not working correctly, CALL434-856-CITY (2489) so that we can take measures to quickly correct the problem.

City streets are governed by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) as currently adopted by the State of Virginia.

This Manual contains Standards, Guidance, and Options for the signing of all types of highways, and private roads open to public travel. Private Road Open to Public Travel, private toll roads, and roads (including any adjacent sidewalks that generally run parallel to the road) within shopping centers, airports, sports arenas, and other similar business and/or recreation facilities that are privately owned, but where the public is allowed to travel without access restrictions. Roads within private gated properties (except for gated toll roads) where access is restricted at all times, parking areas, driving aisles within parking areas, and private grade crossings shall not be included in this definition.