Traffic & Safety

Traffic and Safety Services & Programs

Live Tabs

  • Access management

    Entrance placement and permitting requirements

  • Advertising management

    Billboards, logos, and tourist-oriented directional signs (TODS)

  • Sign shop

    The sign shop manufactures and provides highway and facility signs for the Iowa DOT

What is happening in Traffic and Safety

Strategic Highway Safety Plan story map

Dashboard Story Map SHSP

The Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) story map is now available for viewing by clicking on the link below. The 2019-2023 SHSP identifies effective safety strategies to address the areas of the greatest potential to reduce highway fatalities and serious injuries in Iowa. The 2019 SHSP is the fourth and most recent statewide safety plan to be adopted in Iowa.

Request a Driveway/Entrance to a highway

A request for an access connection to the primary highway can be made using our online electronic permitting system.

Iowa Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan

Traffic congestion

An SHSP is a statewide-coordinated safety plan that provides a comprehensive framework for reducing highway fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads.


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