The Traffic Engineering Branch enhances the safety and efficiency of vehicular and pedestrian traffic on the provincial highway network by providing specialized traffic, operations, engineering support, standards and data.
- Manage and direct the installation, maintenance and operation of all traffic control devices including traffic signals, major signs, flashing lights and pedestrian corridors and traffic barriers (guardrails).
- Establish standards/policies for the installation and maintenance of all traffic control devices.
- Manage and direct speed limit reviews and provides recommendations to the Highway Traffic Board respecting speed limits on provincial routes.
- Provide expertise respecting traffic control within the Engineering and Operations Division, and to other departments and jurisdictions.
- Manage and direct the illumination of provincial highways.
- Manage and direct the traffic monitoring program including the production of an annual report on traffic flows on the provincial highway system.
- Maintain a database traffic collision record on provincial highways to assist in the identification of problem areas and the development and evaluation of mitigation measures.
- Manage railway crossing safety on the provincial road network.
Documents, Drawings, Specifications and Approved Products List(s)
School Area Guidelines
- School Area Traffic Safety Guidelines for Manitoba July 2015 (PDF, 7.3 MB)
- Reduced Speed School Zone Guidelines (PDF, 610 KB)
Private Advertising Signs
- Traffic Signals Structural Specifications
- Drawings for Traffic Signal Construction Specifications
- Traffic Signal Electrical Specifications
- Truck mounted attenuator specification
- Standard Guardrail Drawings
- Roadside Delineation (PDF, 480 KB)
- Guardrail End Treatments
- Crash Attenuators
Traffic Counts (University of Manitoba Transportation Information Group)