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Becky Beaver,
Streets Foreman
790 Thornton
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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    (913) 682-0650
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    (913) 682-0282
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    M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Traffic Control Operations

10th and Thornton traffic signal
The City's Traffic Control Division maintains and updates traffic signals and signs within the City of Leavenworth. On average, the group responds to 87 service requests monthly for traffic control issues.

The signals are designed, constructed and operated to allow for safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians through heavily traveled or hazardous locations.

Most of the traffic signals in Leavenworth are triggered by detection loops within the pavement. The loops sense the presence of a vehicle and notify the signal that a car is at the intersection. Eisenhower and Shrine Park traffic signals are triggered by video detection cameras. Many of the signals along major streets have timing patterns that change throughout the day and on different days of the week to provide optimal traffic flow.

Problems occasionally develop because of failure of the electronic components in the signals, power fluctuations, bulb burn-outs or damage. Common problems are for the red, green or yellow light to be out, flashing or stuck.

Traffic signal problems can be reported in two ways, depending on the time of day:

  1. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, call 913/682-0650.

   2.  Nights or weekends, call Police Communications at 913/651-2260.

For more information, please email the Service Center.