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Traffic Control and Parking Signs


The Public Works Street Services Division is responsible for sign inspections, maintenance of existing traffic control/parking restriction signs and miscellaneous signage projects.

The Public Works Traffic Engineering Division is responsible for determining the location and type of signage necessary to mitigate traffic hazards and control the flow of traffic.

Riverside Municipal Code - Traffic Control Devices

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I call to request a new traffic sign or a speed hump be installed on my street?

Traffic sign and speed hump installation is part of the Neighborhood Traffic Management Plan. Please contact the 311 Call Center to request any new traffic control measures. They will provide the information to Traffic Engineering for review and consideration.

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There is a sign on a freeway entrance that is damaged. Will the city repair it?

No. The city does not maintain signs on private property, state, federal or county property, Cal-Trans property (freeways and freeway exits), railroad rights-of-way or schools.

For signs on railroad rights-of-way, contact Burlington, BNSF or Union Pacific. For signs on schools, contact the school district responsible for the school.

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Who do I contact to report a damaged, missing or faded sign on city property?

Contact the 311 Call Center to request sign maintenance on city property or to report any city property traffic control signage concerns.

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What is considered to be an "emergency" when reporting sign damage?

A missing, damaged, turned or illegible stop sign is considered to be an emergency and crews are dispatched immediately for appropriate action.

All other traffic control signs are considered to be routine maintenance.

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General Information
3900 Main Street - 4th Floor
Riverside, CA 92522

Phone: (951) 826-5800

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Our Mission
The City of Riverside Public Works Department enhances the quality of life for city residents and businesses by operating and maintaining the city’s street, trees, landscape, wastewater, storm drain and refuse systems in the most effective, efficient and responsible manner.
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