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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Traffic Operations Division
Steven Sheffield, <br> Traffic Operations Division Manager
Steven Sheffield,
Traffic Operations Division Manager
 
Contact: Steven Sheffield - Division Manager
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770.920.7572 - Fax: 770.920.4933



DIVISION RESPONSIBILITIES


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

Department Secretary, Jenny Eschenberg
770.920.7572
jeschenberg@co.douglas.ga.us

Traffic Engineering Services/Traffic Concerns
Brandi Peck,P.E., Transportation Engineer
678.626.5645
bpeck@co.douglas.ga.us

Traffic Data Collection
Jerry Watkins, Traffic Engineering Technician
770.920.7246
jwatkins@co.douglas.ga.us

Traffic Signal Unit
Robert Eidson, Traffic Signal Superintendent
678.626.0160
reidson@co.douglas.ga.us
For after hour or weekend emergencies, please call 911

Signing & Marking Unit
Brad Morris, Signing & Marking Superintendent
770.920.4938
bmorris@co.douglas.ga.us
For after hour or weekend emergencies, please call 911

Utility Permitting / Development Construction Inspection
Todd Perkins, Utility Engineer / Construction and Permit Inspector
678.626.5643
tperkins@co.douglas.ga.us

SUB DEPARTMENTS/MORE INFO
Chattahoochee Hill Country (CHC) Regional Trail
<< Traffic Operations Division
Douglas County Comprehensive Transportation Plan
Maintenance Division
Utility Permitting/Development Inspection
Safe Routes to School - Douglas County
Lee Road Extension & Flashing Yellow Programs
IMPORTANT LINKS
- Georgia Department of Driver Services
Road Signs, Signals, and Markings

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS
Douglas County Speed Hump Ordinance - 49.7KB

Anneewakee Trail District Petition Letter for Speed Humps 9-8-14
- 179.9KB


Chapter 4, Highway Traffic Signals, of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). This chapter describes the criteria used to determine if an intersection meets the conditions for traffic signalization - 344.0KB

Citizen Participation in Safe Traffic Operations - 126.1KB

Determining Speed Limits - 105.5KB
Maximizing Transportation Operations - 74.8KB


Georgia 2008 Driver's Manual - 5955.1KB

Informational Document on Traffic Signal Timing - 730.7KB

Multi Way Stop Warrants - 100.3KB
Traffic Signal Warrants - 126.1KB


Speed Humps - 100.4KB
Turn Lanes - 70.4KB


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