Traffic & Safety

Who decides where and when traffic control devices are placed?
How is it determined to install traffic signals?
Why are left turn arrows provided at some signalized intersections and not others?
How are speed limits determined and by whom?
How are locations of No Passing Zones determined?
How are clear vision areas determined at an intersection?
Will a stop sign slow down traffic on your street?
Why don’t all stop signs have corresponding stop ahead warning signs?
How are signs for road construction areas determined?
Can a speed bump be placed on your street?
Can a Children at Play sign be placed on my street?
Can I place Handicap, Deaf, Blind, Special Needs Child, or Pedestrian Area warning signs on my street?
Can I get a Deer Crossing sign installed on my road?

Ottawa County Road Commission
14110 Lakeshore Drive • Grand Haven, MI 49417
P: (616) 842-5400 • F: (616) 850-7237