Traffic control refers to the management and regulation of the flow of traffic on roads, highways, and other transportation routes. It involves the use of various strategies and tools, such as traffic signals, road signs, lane markings, and speed limits, to ensure the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, pedestrians, and other road users.
Traffic control is important for several reasons. It helps to prevent accidents and reduce congestion on busy roads and highways, which in turn improves safety and reduces travel times for motorists. Proper traffic control also helps to minimize the impact of construction or maintenance work on traffic flow, allowing these activities to be completed more quickly and efficiently.
Traffic control is typically the responsibility of government agencies, such as state or local departments of transportation. These agencies may employ traffic engineers and other professionals who specialize in designing and implementing effective traffic control strategies. In some cases, private contractors may also be hired to provide traffic control services.
Some common traffic control measures include traffic signals, stop signs, yield signs, speed limits, lane markings, and road signs. Other measures may include the use of barricades, cones, and other barriers to redirect traffic or create work zones. In some cases, electronic message boards may also be used to provide real-time information to drivers about traffic conditions or upcoming road closures.
Surrey is a city in British Columbia, Canada. It is located south of the Fraser River on the Canada–United States border. It is a member municipality of the Metro Vancouver regional district and metropolitan area. Mainly a suburban city, Surrey is the province's second-largest by population after Vancouver and the third-largest by area after Abbotsford and Prince George. Seven neighbourhoods in Surrey are designated town centres: Cloverdale, Fleetwood, Guildford, Newton, South Surrey, and City Centre encompassed by Whalley.
Hazelmere, South Newton, Anniedale, Strawberry Hill, East Newton South, Surrey Newton, Grandview Heights, Sunnyside, South Surrey, Bridgeview, South Westminster, West Newton North, North Grandview Heights, Campbell Heights, North Cloverdale West, Alluvia, Crescent, North Cloverdale East, Johnson Heights, West Newton - Highway 10