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Traffic Operations Division

Contact: Karla Poshedly - Traffic Operations Division Manager

8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770 920 7572
Fax: 770 920 4933


The Traffic Operations Division is responsible for the design, installation, maintenance, study, review, and operation of traffic control devices such as signs, signals, and pavement markings on all of Douglas County's roadways. Traffic control devices are important because they optimize traffic performance, promote uniformity nationwide, and help improve safety by reducing the number and severity of traffic crashes.

Additional responsibilities include: Design, installation, maintenance, & operation of all traffic control devices (traffic signals, ITS devices, signs, and pavement markings). Perform and review the traffic operations aspect of transportation system planning projects. Enforce access management/control standards through the review & permit of new developments. Evaluate and develop traffic calming initiatives and plans where warranted. Development of new & revised traffic laws & ordinances. Continuously optimize traffic operational efficiency with existing roadway capacity by Getting More Out of What We Have. Perform, manage, and analyze all traffic data collection efforts including traffic volume, accident data, speed, and vehicle classification

Traffic Operations Division Staff

Division Manager
Karla Poshedly
Email Me or call 678 715 5365

Transportation Engineer
Bruce Mercer
Email Me or call 770 920 7508

Traffic Engineer Technician
Scott Bohannon
Email Me or call 770 920 7246

Traffic Signals On-Call: 404 787 6324
Traffic Signal Superintendent
Jerome Pattillo
Email Me or call 404 664 9974

Traffic Signs On-Call: 404 456 2127
Signing and Marking Superintendent
Brad Morris
Email Me or call 770 920 4938

Division Secretary
Jenny Eschenberg
Email Me or call 770 920 7572

For after hours or weekend emergencies, please call 911.