Oregon Department of Transportation, Highway Division

Rule Rule 734-020-0500
Removal of Traffic Signals

An existing traffic signal may be removed if MUTCD traffic signal warrants are no longer met or a proposed change in geometry or traffic flow pattern will eliminate the need for the traffic signal. No traffic signal shall be removed from the State Highway System without prior approval of the STRE. A traffic control engineering study is required for approval, which shall include all of the following:


A comprehensive investigation of traffic and safety conditions.


Assessment of needs of the local community.


Public opinion considerations.

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Jun. 8, 2021