Have you ever noticed a black
rubber hoses crossing a street in your neighborhood?Maybe you haven?t seen, but heard the th-thump as your vehicle passes over the hoses.There is a very good chance that these hoses
are connected to a traffic counter installed by the Division of Engineering.
The Division of Engineering
collects traffic data on county roads and select intersecting streets.The data collected provides tangible information
utilized by the Division for various project elements, some of which include:
fiscally responsible value based transportation capital improvement plan
requires evaluating many projects.Traffic
data can be one of many factors useful in prioritization of potential capital
allowable design standards for road and bridge projects
traffic signal timing sequences.
will play a part when establishing applicable speed zones.The information collected is a key supporting
component of the criteria considered by Engineer?s when developing opinions and
recommendations for adoption.
used in collaboration with other engineering data when applying for North
Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) for federally funded transportation
Some of the information which may
be collected during this process includes:
Average Daily Traffic (ADT)
Traffic data acquired by the Division
is available online by submitting a request under the Service
Requests option found in the Main Menu.