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Mission Statement

Provide for the safest and most efficient movement of people and goods within and through the City of Clearwater.

Program Description

This division is responsible for the planning, geometric design and traffic operations of roads, streets and highways, their networks, terminals, abutting lands, relationships with other modes of transportation and the City's traffic calming program. It reviews plans of developments and impact on adjacent street systems, initiates street lighting, administers transportation impact fees, conducts traffic studies, analyzes accident problems, reviews public concerns and complaints, and coordinates and maintains the Computerized Traffic Control System. This division also fabricates, installs and maintains all traffic signal installations, pavement markings and traffic signs under the jurisdiction of the City of Clearwater, including flashing beacons, school signals and the marking of all City parking lots. This division also serves as the primary liaison with FDOT, Pinellas County Traffic Engineering and other municipal traffic operations agencies, as well as, the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

Paul Bertels, the Manager of Traffic Operations can be reached at (727) 562-4794.

Traffic Operations Divisions:

Roadside Memorial Marker Program

Expected Road Closures