Traffic Engineering and Operations

The Traffic Engineering and Operations Division is responsible for the design, installation, maintenance and repair of traffic control devices throughout the City of Hampton, including signs, traffic signal lights and pavement marking. The division also assist in the maintenance of city-owned streetlights:

Guardrails


Contact the 3-1-1 Call Center if you have guardrail concerns. They can be reached by dialing 3-1-1 or calling (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also report guardrail problems or request new guardrails with our online form. Get more information by visiting frequently asked questions

Moving and hauling

 

Pavement markings


If you have a pavement marking request dial 3-1-1 or call 757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also request pavement markings with our online form. Go to frequently asked questions for more information.

Street lights


Report a street light that's not working or get help with other street light issues by calling 3-1-1 or dialing (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also use our online form. More information can be found by visiting the frequently asked questions

Traffic counts


The Traffic Engineering and Operations Division regularly collects traffic volume data at more than 175 locations on arterial and collector streets throughout the city. These figures are collected at a minimum of every two years at each listed location. Traffic counts are collected by automated collection systems. For more information, view the Hampton Traffic Counts Report.

The numbers listed represent average daily (24-hour) traffic volume at selected points along the identified street section. These counts reflect the number of vehicles that pass a given point, in both directions, each day. This information is used for re-timing of traffic signals and identifying future transportation improvement needs.

Traffic signal systems


The 3-1-1 Call Center can assist you with your traffic signal concerns. Dial 3-1-1 or call (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can also report traffic signal problems or concerns about signal timings with our online form. More information can be found by visiting the frequently asked questions.

Traffic signs


The 3-1-1 Call Center can assist you with traffic sign concerns. Call 3-1-1 or dial (757) 727-8311 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. You can request a new sign or sign repair with our online form. More information can be found by visiting the frequently asked questions

Roadside memorials

 
Hampton has developed a procedure to assist grieving family members in placing a roadside memorial for a loved one killed in a traffic accident. The new permit would allow a standardized sign - made and installed by the city but paid for with private funds - to be on display for one year. More information, roadside memorial application, homicide memorial application.

Traffic camera


VDOT offers cameras at key intersections in Hampton and throughout the state. You can view them here.