City of Elyria > Departments > Communications


The Communication/Traffic Lights Department is responsible for assisting the Engineering Department in the design of traffic signals and the installation and maintenance of the traffic signals within the City of Elyria.  We have approximately 75 traffic signals and 22 flashing signals to maintain.  The traffic signal controllers used at intersections are modern type solid-state systems for maximum safety.  This department also installs and maintains the two-way radios and emergency signaling devices for the Police, Fire, and Local Government.

To report malfunctioning traffic signals or pedestrian signals call:

440.322.3329 – Mon – Fri. 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

After working hours and on weekends call:

Elyria Police Department at 440.323.3302.

General inquiries regarding traffic signal operation or other traffic issues call:

Engineering Department at 440.326.1444 – Mon – Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.