Department of Traffic

2900 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: (203) 287-2636


The Traffic Department is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of various transportation and safety systems operating throughout the Town. The Traffic Department operates and maintains 80 signalized intersections in town. The Traffic Department also constructs or reconstructs new signal systems as conditions warrant. The Traffic Department maintains an estimated 9,000 traffic control signs, and an estimated 2,000 street name signs. The Traffic Department is also responsible for the painting of approximately 80 miles of roadway centerline, 400 cross walks, 370 stop bars, 97 arrows, and 1,000 parking stalls. The Department is also responsible for transit operations, with its 186 bus stops and 19 bus shelters, and the maintenance of three municipal parking lots.

For the Traffic Department's Frequently Asked Questions click HERE.

Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000