22.00.080     HAZARDOUS ROADWAY CONDITIONS                    (CALEA 61.4.2)


Roadway hazards, defects, debris, defective signals, defective lighting equipment, abandoned vehicles, and damaged or missing street signs can all result in hazardous conditions leading to accidents or property damage.


Officers observing any roadway or roadside hazard shall notify NORCOM as soon as possible.  If the situation involves an immediate hazard, NORCOM personnel may call out the necessary personnel to correct the problem.


Officers observing roadway hazards or defects that are not causing an emergency or immediate action situation may complete an action request form available in the Traffic Office or City Transportation Department office.  The form will be forwarded to the Transportation Department.  The Transportation Department will take the necessary corrective action and notify the requesting officer after completion of the task.