WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER
Be aware of road conditions, traffic patterns and alternate routes to
your destination. Be aware of the rules of the road as a pedestrian, bicyclist,
Talk with your neighbors about traffic safety. Be aware of existing
conditions and notify the City when situations seem to create a problem. Think
about ways in which these situations might be changed prior to contacting the
Maintaining the Roadway System
Report damaged sidewalk(s) or streets, as well as missing or old signs.
The City has maintenance crews that will repair damages to the infrastructure.
Keeping sidewalks clean and free of tripping hazards also reduces liabilities
for property owners, who are responsible for maintaining sidewalks and driveway
aprons next to their property. The City will notify the property owner if a
damaged sidewalk is reported. Contact the Public Works Maintenance Division at
541-726-3761or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Speed Radar Trailer "Buster"
The City Police Department has a radar trailer that is used as a monitoring device. The
trailer is equipped with a radar gun, a digital speed display, and a speed limit
sign. The trailer is placed on the street facing traffic and will show "Speed
Limit 25, Your Speed XX". The radar gun will measure the speed of the oncoming
vehicle and show that speed on the display.
The use of this trailer has shown to significantly reduce the speed of
vehicle traffic. Many drivers do not realize how fast they drive on residential
streets. The radar trailer is a tool that helps educate the public. If you would like the speed trailer at a specific location, contact the police at 541-726-3714.
Please contact the City's Police Department at 541-726-3714to report specific traffic
The City of Springfield takes its role in transportation safety and
solving traffic problems very seriously, yet the ultimate responsibility lies
with each of us.
To increase the visibility of pedestrians, bicyclists, and other
vehicles, the City installs street lighting in residential neighborhoods. This
higher visibility generally leads to a reduction in crashes. The installation of
street lighting has also shown to reduce neighborhood crime. See the Residential
Street Lighting Application to apply for street