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Special Provisions 730K Revised Signal Specifications [PDF]

Letter to Tennessee Department of Transportation [PDF]

Special Provisions 730K Signal Specifications Approval and effective date (via email) [PDF]

These were approved by Tennessee Department of Transportation on April 25, 2016.
Jeffery W. Branham, P.E.
Chief Traffic Engineer

Fax: 865-215-6109 

Public Works Service Center
3131 Morris Ave.
Knoxville TN 37909
Traffic SignalThe Traffic Engineering Division is involved in transportation issues on all roadways and streets in the City of Knoxville, excluding the interstate highways, which are controlled by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).

The Traffic Engineering Division has three groups: Traffic Signals, the Sign and Marking Shop, and Traffic Operations.


The Traffic Signals Group is responsible for the maintenance, timing and coordination of all existing traffic signals. 

Traffic SignContact the Signal Shop at 865-215-6730.

To report a Street Light Outage, please call 311 (865-215-4311) or fill out the Streetlight Outage Form.

The Traffic Sign and Marking Shop is responsible for the production, installation, and maintenance of all existing traffic control signs, markings, and parking meters. 

Contact the Sign Shop at 865-215-6720.

Traffic CounterTraffic Operations conducts routine traffic counts and other studies, keeps crash data on Knoxville's roadways, and takes traffic-related requests such as for new traffic signs, markings, and signals. 

Contact the Traffic Operations office at 865-215-6100. 

The current traffic count data can be seen online at the MPC website.