Traffic & Safety

Who decides where and when traffic control devices are placed?
How is it determined to install traffic signals?
How are speed limits determined and by whom?
Will a stop sign slow down traffic on your street?
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?
How are signs for road construction areas determined?
Why are left turn arrows provided at some signalized intersections and not others?

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