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Traffic Signals

The Traffic Engineering Division maintains 199 traffic signals and 89 school zone flashers within City limits.  Traffic signals are maintained 24 hours a day.


To report a signal problem, please call the Traffic Engineering Division at 303-987-7980, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


To report a signal problem after hours and on weekends, please call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111.


To report a burned-out traffic signal bulb, please call the "Dead Bulb Hotline" at 303-987-7989.



The Traffic Engineering Division maintains approximately 35,000 traffic signs within City limits.


The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintains traffic signs on state highways, which include the following streets in Lakewood:

    • Wadsworth Boulevard (SH 121)
    • Kipling Parkway south of Kentucky Avenue (SH 391), north of Hampden Avenue (US 285)
    • Kipling Street north of Kentucky Avenue (SH 391)
    • Colfax Avenue (US 40)
    • 6th Avenue (US 6)
    • Morrison Road (SH 8)
    • Hampden Avenue (US 285)

To report sign problems on a state highway, please call CDOT at 303-757-9511.

The City does maintain street name signs on state highways.


Sign maintenance includes:      

    • repairing knocked-down signs
    • straightening leaning signs
    • ensuring the signs are legible (not faded) and serve the appropriate traffic control purpose
    • removing graffiti
    • repairing wind damage 

To report a downed stop sign, please call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111.


To report any other traffic sign problems, please call 303-987-7980 or you may fill out a service request at Request Lakewood below.


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Contact Information:

Traffic and Transportation Engineering
470 S. Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7980

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