How can I get a traffic signal installed at an intersection?
City of Campbell Municipal Code Section 10.12.040 provides the legal authority for the city traffic engineer to recommend to the City Council the installation of traffic signals. Justification for the installation of a traffic signal is based on warrants stated in the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). These warrants are based on certain traffic conditions that must be met, including minimum hourly traffic volumes and accident history. Based on an engineering and traffic survey, Public Works Department staff determine whether a traffic signal is warranted. Satisfaction of a warrant is not necessarily justification for a traffic signal. Delay, congestion, or other evidence of the need for right of way assignment must be shown. Also, funding must be available since the cost of designing and constructing a traffic signal can easily exceed $250,000. Finally, the City Council must approve the installation of a traffic signal. Contact the Traffic Engineering Division in writing to request a traffic signal or by email.

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1. Why are there video cameras mounted on the traffic signals?
2. How can I get a traffic signal installed at an intersection?
3. How can I get a red curb installed?
4. How can I get a stop sign installed?
5. How can I get a crosswalk installed?
6. Why does the pedestrian traffic signal flash "Don't Walk" only seconds after turning green?
7. Why are lanes of traffic allowed to be closed during busy times of the day?
8. How can I get the freeway ramp metering rate changed?
9. How can I make a service request regarding an expressway?