Signs / Traffic

Specific Service Signs

Specific service signs, those that direct travelers to a specific tourism-related business, are ordered and installed by the Highway Department along county roads. The county's policy regarding approval of specific service signs is attached to the application. The cost of a Specific Service Sign is $400.00 (plus tax). Apply for a Specific Service Sign on-line.  View help (PDF) for instructions on how to order a specific service sign.  

Sign Maintenance

On August 9, 2011, Crow Wing County adopted a traffic sign retro-reflectivity maintenance policy (PDF) for maintenance of signs on roads under county jurisdiction. Further information regarding signing is contained in the Traffic Sign Maintenance / Management handbook (PDF) and the Minnesota Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MnMUTCD).

Speed Limits

Information related to speed limits and how they are determined is explained in the Speed Limit Questions (PDF)brochure, and Study and Report on Speed Limits courtesy of MnDOT Traffic Engineering.    Residents may request a speed study on a county road.  View help (PDF) for instructions how to fill out the request form.  

Street Name Signs

On July 9, 2013, Crow Wing County adopted a Street Name Sign Policy (PDF) for signs installed by the County. Local agencies installing their own signs are able to use their own procedures and materials.

E-911 Address Signs

The assignment of new addresses and installation of E-911 signs are handled by Land Services in the Land Services office.


Pavement Marking Operations