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TRAFFIC, ROADS & BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

101 Jefferson Street
Suite 202
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8548
Email: WAbadie@LafayetteLA.gov

DIRECTOR: Warren Abadie

TRAFFIC

Traffic is broken into three divisions: Traffic Signs & Markings, Traffic Signal Maintenance and Traffic Engineering. All three are essential ensuring that Lafayette drivers and pedestrians are able to get around Lafayette safely.

Traffic Signs and Markings is responsible for:
  • Fabricating, installing and maintenance of traffic control devices such as:
    • Signs
    • Markings
    • Other devices used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic.

Clarence Viltz -Traffic Maintenance Supervisor
Address: 1515 E. University Ave Bldg. D
Phone: 337-291-8569

Michael Cooper-Traffic Service Coordinator
Phone: 337-291-8566

To report damaged or missing signs:
Earlene Breaux – Clerk Typist II
Phone: 337-291-8565

Traffic Signal Maintenance
Traffic Signal Maintenance is responsible for:
  • The installation and maintenance of traffic control devices such as:
    • signal heads
    • displays
    • vehicle detection
    • school zone flashers

Clarence Viltz-Traffic Maintenance Supervisor
Address: 1515 E. University Ave Bldg. D
Phone: 337-291-8569  

To report problems with traffic signals or school zone flashers:
Denny Gaspard-Traffic Signal Maintenance Foreman
Phone: 337-291-8568

Traffic Engineering
  • Lane/road closure for construction permit application (4a)
  • Road Closure for event permit application (4b)
  • Traffic calming policies & procedures (4c)
Traffic Engineering is responsible for:
  • Lane/Road Closure for construction – link to 
  • Road Closure for event – link 
  • Traffic Calming - link to policies and procedures

Travis Smith- Engineer II
Address: 101 Jefferson St., Ste. 202
Phone:  337-291-8506