Bookmark and Share

TRAFFIC SECTION

Traffic Control Signals

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works maintains over 770 intersections with traffic signals as well as all flashing beacons and other electronic signs.  Traffic signals must conform to Part 4 of the Federal Manual on Uniform Control Devices (MUTCD) as well as the Wisconsin Supplement to the MUTCD.  Traffic control devices including traffic signals are used to assign right-of-way between conflicting movements including vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians.  

 

Traffic Signs

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works maintains nearly 120,000 traffic signs.  All traffic signs must conform to Part 2 and Part 7 of the Federal Manual on Uniform Control Devices (MUTCD) as well as the Wisconsin Supplement to the MUTCD.  Stop and yield signs are used to assign right-of-way between conflicting movements including vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians at intersections.  Traffic control devices such as stop and yield signs are not used to control vehicle speeds or traffic volumes.

 

     

Street Lighting

Street Lighting Services maintains and replaces lighting and electrical equipment in the public right-of-way.

 

   
     
     
City of Milwaukee Department of Publick Works  

Contact Us

Department of Public Works
Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building 
841 North Broadway, Room 501 
Milwaukee, WI 53202

dpwmilw@milwaukee.gov  

414-286-CITY (2489)