The City is responsible for the maintenance of over 5,000 traffic signs.  These include everything from stop signs, speed limit signs, to school zone signs and guide signs.  The City is also responsible for the maintenance of 22 traffic signals.  In addition to these, there are 14 traffic signals within City limits that are owned and operated by the provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.  Traffic signals assign right of way at an intersection and aim to reduce conflicts at intersections with high traffic volumes.  Some intersections in Campbell River see as many as 25,000 vehicles per day, every day! 

Roundabouts are another way of assigning right of way at intersections.  Roundabouts have been proven to be safer than traffic signals with reductions in both the frequency and severity of collisions.  While the City does not currently have roundabouts on arterial roads, the City may install roundabouts if they are deemed to be the best form of traffic control at an intersection.

For additional information about traffic calming, signage or traffic signals, please contact:

City of Campbell River Transportation Department at 250-286-5700 or transportation@campbellriver.ca

Mailing address: 301 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, BC  V9W 4C7

Traffic Calming FAQs

Traffic Calming FAQs

  • Traffic is going too fast in my neighbourhood. How do I request traffic calming?

  • How does the City of Campbell River decide where to install traffic calming?

  • Once traffic calming is installed, what happens next?

  • I still have questions. Who can I contact?

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