Traffic Department

General Services | Green Urbanism | Traffic Department | Recycling Department

The Traffic Engineering Department maintains and installs most traffic, street lights and parking signs on the public way throughout the city. These signs include, street name signs, regulatory signs, directional signs, parking signs and warning signs. The Traffic Department is also responsible for the posting of temporary parking restrictions and the delivery of security barricades and other temporary structures used for traffic and crowd control.

Traffic signals are top priority for the Traffic Department.  Our signal technicians work around the clock to keep the signals functioning properly.
Residents can report streetlight outages to the City's 3-1-1 online system or Traffic Foreman Vanessa James at


  • Disabled Parking Permit Fee  – There is a ($25.00) fee for all Disabled Parking Signs that are erected within the City of Gary. (Ordinance No – CPO 2013-111-8756)
  • Disabled Parking Permit Renewal Fee  – There will be an annual renewal fee of ($25.00) for all Disabled Parking Permits. (Ordinance No – CPO 2013-111-8756)

Raven K. Hall

Deputy Director Public Works

Phone: (219) 882-8445


Vehicle Maintenance

Harlan Smith