Traffic Division

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The Traffic Division coordinates efforts for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclist and pedestrians within the city and county. Responsibilities within the City include installation and maintenance of traffic signals, signs and roadway markings together with conducting studies and preparing plans for implementing necessary modifications to improve traffic flow.

Traffic Division Tasks:

  • Addressing Neighborhood Traffic Problems
  • Reviewing Site and Subdivision Plans
  • Conducting Traffic Counts and Speed Zone Analysis
  • Coordinating Streetlight Installation
  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Maintaining the Computerized Traffic Signal System
  • Site Impact Traffic Analysis
  • Reviewing Use Permit and Rezoning Applications
  • Interdepartmental Coordination on a Variety of Projects
  • Street and Intersection Design
  • Parking and Access Studies
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

Residential Driveways
The Traffic Division is responsible for the permitting of all residential drives within the City of Albany. Applicants can complete the Residential Driveway Application (PDF) form and submit the application to the Engineering Department for review.

Projects in Planning or Under Construction

  1. Gillionville Rd (SR-234) at Westover Blvd, Traffic Signal & Lane improvements
  2. Magnolia Rd, 3rd Ave at Dawson Rd
  3. FHWA Sign Reflectivity Upgrade
  4. Railroad Crossing Arms improvements

The Georgia Department of Transportation provides traffic count data for various streets within the City. Traffic counter locations and associated data can be viewed at the following website:
Georgia Department of Transportation Traffic Counter

 

Ken Breedlove, Traffic Engineering Manager 
240 Pine Ave, Suite 200
Albany, Georgia 31702
Phone: (229) 883-6955 / Fax: (229) 431-2875

Kathy McDowell, Signs and Markings Supervisor