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Mission

DDOT shall provide a safe transportation system by maintaining a high quality traffic control system, including traffic signals and street lights, and incorporate transportation safety features in the development, design, and construction of pedestrian, bicycle, motor vehicle, and mass transportation facilities and programs. (DDOT Establishment Act, D.C. Code § 50-921.04).

Safety and the efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians are the ultimate goals when evaluating and assessing traffic issues. (DDOT Design and Engineering Manual, Chapter 5: Traffic).


Procedures & Services

DDOT places and maintains traffic control devices on all District streets and highways as necessary to regulate, warn, or guide traffic.

DDOT shall adopt the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) as the official standard for traffic signs, traffic signals, pavement marking, and traffic control devices. (DCMR 18-2100).


Department Energy Savings Initiative - Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)


Traffic Control Plan Inspection Criteria


Traffic Control Plan Submittal Guidelines


Traffic Count Standard Operating Procedure 


See Related

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PDF File 6.DDOT_2015_Inset_TrafficMap.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File 6.DDOT_2015_TrafficMap.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File CityWide2014.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File DCTraffic2013InsetDraft.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File DCTrafficCityWide2012.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File Energy Savings Initiatives.pdf Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File Inset2014.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2002.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2006.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2007.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2008.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2009.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File traffic_volume_2010_0.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File Traffic Control Plan (TCP) Inspection Criteria.pdf Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File Traffic Control Plan (TCP) Submittal Guidelines.pdf Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File Traffic Count Standard Operating Procedure.pdf Jul 22, 2020 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File TrafficVolume_2011_0.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File TrafficVolume_2011.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File TrafficVolumes_2016.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File TrafficVolumes_2017.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb
PDF File TrafficVolumes_2018.pdf Feb 18, 2021 by Kathleen Crabb