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Traffic Signals

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The City of Arvada maintains and operates over 100 traffic signals and nearly 120 school zone flashers throughout the community. 

New traffic signals are installed based upon criteria established nationally in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  The criteria include minimum vehicle and/or pedestrian volumes and traffic crash data.  Each year, the City reviews intersections that might warrant the installation of a traffic signal. If an intersection meets the criteria for a signal, it is prioritized for future construction.

Report Traffic Signal Concerns

To report traffic signal concerns and problems on City-owned roadways, please submit a service request or contact the Engineering Division at 720-898-7740 during business hours. To report a malfunctioning traffic signal after normal business hours call the Arvada police department at 720-898-6900.  

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintains and operates traffic signals on State-owned roadways including:

  • Wadsworth Blvd. from I-70 to 88th Ave.(State Highway 121)

  • Sheridan Blvd. from I-70 to 88th Ave. (State Highway 95)

  • Ward Road from I-70 to W. 64th Ave. (State Highway 72)

  • W. 64th Ave. from Ward Road to Indiana (State Highway 72)

  • Indiana St. from W. 64th Ave. to W. 86th Pkwy. (State Highway 72)

  • State Highway 72 from Indiana west through Coal Creek Canyon

  • State Highway 93

To report a problem on State-owned signals please call CDOT at 303-757-9011.