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Traffic Planning & Control 

 

Inside the Bureau

Traffic Planning & Control with Council Member Candida Affa

  
 

   

The Bureau of Traffic Planning & Control provides for a safe and efficient transportation network through the following activities: 

  • Installation, operation and maintenance of traffic control devices including traffic signals, traffic signs, and pavement markings.
  •  Investigate complaints and requests for new and/or changes to existing traffic control devices. 
  • Prepare traffic studies including capacity analyses, traffic counts, speed surveys, and accident analyses.
  • Provide illumination of City streets through the installation and maintenance of street lights.

     

Useful Information related to traffic rules, regulations and guidelines

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, or MUTCD, defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public travel. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 


Contact Information

Nelson Varughese
Traffic Control Superintendent
610-437-7735
Fax: 610-437-7614
Nelson.Varughese@Allentownpa.gov

Curtis Xander
Traffic Maintenance Supervisor
610-437-7769
Fax: 610-437-8722
Curtis.Xander@Allentownpa.gov

General Traffic Phone Number
610-437-7735