Portion Road Traffic Signal Timing


Location: Suffolk County, New York
Client: Suffolk County Department of Public Works
Completion Date: 2009

The Project consisted of reducing vehicle delay along a Suffolk County owned arterial roadway, Portion Road. At the time, the roadway was undergoing a complete reconstruction, including new drainage, utility relocations and roadway widening. As part of the overall plan to improve the roadway, the new traffic signals needed a new traffic signal timing plan incorporated, to improve vehicle travel along the corridor. In order to provide a low cost and responsive solution for the need for traffic signal timing, Suffolk County Department of Public Works elected to utilize a consulting firm to provide an additional staff member to solely provide traffic signal timing based on the information provided.

Provideed comprehensive traffic signal timing plans in a compressed schedule which achieved the desired goals of being on schedule and within budget. A key aspect of the project was the constant communication which facilitated the resolution of factors used in the modeling software.