Capital Investment Plan

Upgrade Traffic Control Devices

Program overview

This program provides funding for scheduled maintenance and replacement of obsolete traffic control devices, such as traffic signals and signs. Replacing obsolete traffic controllers and loop detectors is necessary to maintain optimal traffic flow as well as provide a safe travel environment. There are approximately 77​5 signal-controlled intersections in Charlotte.

Program funding and cost information

$19 million

  • Voter-approved public improvement bonds ($7 million in 2014; $4 million in 2016 and $4 million in 2018)
  • Proposed public improvement bonds ($4 million in 2020)

Public involvement

Community engagement activities will occur throughout the project’s duration to keep those interested in the project informed and provide opportunities for the public to share ideas, opinions, and concerns. 

Program contact

Charles Abel 
Program Manager
Charlotte Department of Transportation
704-336-3945
cabel@charlottenc.gov