The Traffic Management Branch performs engineering studies, plan reviews, and field investigations related to traffic safety, traffic counts, street lighting, school zones, speed humps, railroad safety and quiet zones, view obstructions, neighborhood cut-through traffic, and Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) projects. This branch also manages street and lane closure permits, develops general speed and school zone ordinances, and coordinates with the Houston Police Department to help alleviate traffic congestion hot spots under the Mobility Response Team (MRT).

Additionally, the Traffic Management Branch performs various functions relating to system operations, including signal design, modifications and timing, and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) development. The branch is governed by Chapter 15 of the Houston Public Works' Infrastructure Design Manual.


611 Walker St., 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

8 am to 4:30 pm