Traffic Engineering

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A Division of Public Works

te_100_0631_200x150The Traffic Engineering Division is part of the Public Works Department and provides installation and maintenance of uniform traffic control devices responding to citizen’s request and concerns in a timely and consistent manner in order to provide the safe and efficient movement of people and goods to and from the Odessa community.

Administrative functions include maintenance of data files concerning traffic and pedestrian volumes, accident records and diagrams, traffic control devices inventory and maintenance records, as well as normal administrative duties. Engineering activities include planning, design, and implementation of street improvements and control devices, review of subdivisions, plats, site plans and driveway requests, investigations of citizen requests and recommending improvements to the City Manager and Council. Field operations and maintenance personnel are grouped into four sub-divisions:

  • Parking meters and Data Collection
  • Pavement Markings
  • Signals
  • Signs

The Division maintains a close working relationship with other departments such as Engineering, Planning, Inspections, Police, and Legal in the areas of transportation planning and safety.

The Division also serves as liaison with other government agencies, such as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).


  • Provide services vital to communications and safety of Odessa's Citizens;
  • Value and respect our employees;
  • Continuously plan for the future.

To play an essential role in providing a safe and efficient road and traffic control system for the City of Odessa and gain the respect of its citizens and our colleagues.

2019 Traffic Master Plan


Contact Information:

4th Floor City Hall
411 W 8th. Odessa, TX 79761

Telephone: (432) 335-3239
Fax Number: (432) 335-3225