The Engineering Division is responsible for managing all traffic-related infrastructure within the City of Fairborn. Traffic infrastructure includes but is not limited to; traffic signals, roadway signs, street name signs, pavement markings, and school flashers. Managing infrastructure includes project management, design, inspection, inventory, and tracking of maintenance activities. The Engineering Division works closely with the Street Division to meet and exceed industry standards for all traffic infrastructure within the city.
The Engineering Division is also responsible for gathering and processing traffic count data. Traffic counts are typically collected with road tubes and provide a 24 hour traffic volume or ADT (average daily traffic). All City of Fairborn primary roadways are counted at least once every three years. This information provides volume trends and is valuable for making roadway design decisions. Traffic counts are often requested by potential developers of retail properties.