Yearly Scheduled Counts: Traffic counts will be
completed on all County maintained arterial and collector roads once
every three years; the traffic counts will be completed on rural roads
with a current average daily traffic (ADT) greater than 200 vehicles
per day once every three years; and the traffic counts will be completed
on the rural roads with an ADT less than 200 vehicles per day once
every six years.
Citizen Request: A citizen will be supplied with the of
the most recent traffic count, the date of the traffic count, the
location of the traffic count, and the anticipated year of the next
count for the particular road requested. This information will be
supplied, in writing, to the citizen. If the citizen feels that
the traffic volume has significantly changed since the date of the
latest traffic count, the citizen may request, in writing, for the
County to complete a new traffic count of that particular road.
The written request must include the reason the citizen believes the
traffic volume has significantly increased since the most recent traffic
count. The County will review the request and if deemed applicable
will complete a new traffic count and supply the citizen, in writing,
the information of the new traffic study. If the County does not
agree with the citizen’s request, the County will supply, in writing,
the reason that the County does not deem the traffic study necessary.
Engineering Safety Study: A traffic count may be
required in conducting an engineering safety study of a road. The
traffic count procedure will follow the requirements of the particular
Joint Boone County/City of Columbia Study :
A traffic count may be completed to assist the City of Columbia
on a thoroughfare study. The traffic count will consist of a 24-hour
count on hourly intervals to determine the ADT of County maintained
roads near the city limits. This joint traffic count is completed
once every three years.