The City of Webster City has an inventory of more than 1,500 traffic signs. These include regulatory, warning, and informational signs. All signage throughout Webster City follows the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The MUTCD is a document issued by the Federal Highway Administration and specifies the standards by which all traffic signs are designed, installed and used. This manual contains placement standards, application, colors, font size, and guidance for all traffic control devices, such as signs.
Street Department Staff is responsible for ordering, installing and maintaining all signs within the City limits. Records are kept to know the type of sign, GPS location, installation date, maintenance date, and photo of each sign.
To report a damaged or knocked down sign/sign post, please call the Webster City Street Department at 515-832-9123. Stop signs that are damage or knocked down are considered urgent and require an emergency response. If you see this, please call the Webster City dispatch office at 515-832-9166.