Traffic Engineering is responsible for evaluating and monitoring traffic operations and safety for the city. The division manages and operates more than 187 traffic signals, approximately 1,200 street lights, and more than 1.5 million feet of pavement marking and signage designed to organize the movement of freight, transit, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrians. The division conducts engineering studies to identify appropriate traffic control devices needed on new and reconstructed streets as well as during construction to safely support all users of the city’s transportation network.
- Two-Way Conversions
Learn more about about our shift to a more connected two-way system.
- Pavement Markings
More than 1.5 million linear feet of pavement markings are maintained by the city
- Traffic Safety
Find information on traffic signals, street lighting, bicycles and trails, signs, school routes, etc...
- Bike Symbols & Markings
Learn more about pavement markings and cycling accommodations.
See current traffic data maps and get information on construction projects.
Find out about development standards, operations & procedures.
- Parking & Street Signs
Find out about on-street & off-street parking, and on-street parking for the disabled signs & restrictions.
Answers to general questions regarding traffic signs and signals.
- City of Cedar Rapids - Engineering Division
- City of Cedar Rapids - Street Maintenance
- Complete Streets Policy
- Iowa DOT
- Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization
- Current Road Closures