Signs and Markings is responsible for manufacturing, installing, and maintaining regulatory, warning, guide, and informational signs and installing and maintaining pavement markings on all City streets and all City-owned parking facilities. They are responsible for the fabricating, installing, and maintaining all street name signs and assisting the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program with the installation of pavement markings and signage, and assisting Parking Meter Operations in the installation and removal of parking meters.
Signs & Markings Plan
The Signs and Markings Division maintains traffic signs and traffic pavement markings on City streets within the City of Charleston's jurisdiction. The Signs and Markings crews follow a maintenance schedule to ensure all areas of the City are maintained on a regular basis.
Pavement Markings: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Sign Work: Monday and Friday
Daniel Island: November and July
Downtown Peninsula: January, March, June, and September
Flex Month: May
Johns and James Island: December and August
West Ashley: February, April, and October
In the event of an emergency, public safety, or a designated special project, other work may take prioritization over regular maintenance.