Traffic Engineering and Safety 


Activities Performed in Traffic Engineering and Safety is in the Transportation Planning and Traffic Division of Lane County Public Works. This section also includes the Signing and Striping Shop and the County Traffic Electrician. Services include:

Design and draft traffic engineering specifications for contracted road projects and overlays:

  • Striping Plans
  • Signing Plans
  • Signalized Traffic Intersections
  • School Crossings
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Paths and Crossings

Perform Average Daily Traffic Counts on selected County Roads, mostly arterial and collector roads

Perform Special Traffic Counts to gather information regarding speed and vehicle types for overlay and road projects

Perform Special Traffic Counts for Speed Studies

Perform Fatal Crash investigations and maintain the Traffic Crash Record system

Work with citizens who request information or who have concerns about speed zones, traffic control at intersections, street signs, deer signs, and guardrails

Maintain county owned electrical signals and street lights

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday  (7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Traffic Engineer:
Ed Chastain
phone:  541-682-6931
Ed Chastain