Advanced Traffic Control, Inc. is a traffic control and pavement marking contractor. Our team has the knowledge, skills, and equipment necessary to help you complete a project of any size. We work with state agencies, local municipalities and private initiatives alike. Some of our services include installation of roadway work zones, traffic control equipment rental, permanent and temporary pavement markings, temporary barrier rail, and permanent street and highway signing.

    We are members of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). Count on our years of experience and industry expertise for the hands-on service you need.


    Advanced Traffic Control is a great company to work with.  They are knowledgeable about what is needed and always willing to help out with issues.  They respond quickly and efficiently every time.

    Brent Rhinehart

    Iowa Civil Contracting

    We have used Advanced Traffic Control on projects large and small. They always deliver great service in a timely and efficient manner. Their team is always going the extra mile to get the job done.

    Brian Doser

    Absolute Concrete

    Advanced Traffic Control is dependable, reliable and has earned the trust of LL Pelling. The ATC team is dedicated to providing excellent customer service while being very adaptive to our hectic 24/7 schedules. Their honest, accountable, qualified personnel makes for a great partnership.

    Joel Gryp

    LL Pelling Co

    At Advanced Traffic Control, we’re more than just experts in managing traffic flow; we’re your partners in creating a better road experience for everyone. Our focus on innovation, community well-being, and cutting-edge technology sets us apart, making us the go-to choice for reliable traffic control solutions in Iowa.

    Incorporating Environmental Considerations

    At Advanced Traffic Control, we understand the importance of being environmentally responsible. We prioritize minimizing emissions and conserving resources in our operations. By implementing eco-friendly practices, we contribute positively to the community and the environment we all share.

    • Energy-Efficient Equipment – We prioritize the use of energy-efficient traffic control equipment that minimizes energy consumption and reduces our carbon footprint.
    • Renewable Energy Sources – Embracing sustainability, we explore renewable energy options to power our equipment, harnessing clean energy sources such as solar or wind power.
    • Smart Technology Optimization – We leverage smart technologies like real-time data analysis and adaptive traffic lights to optimize traffic flow, reducing idling times and emissions.
    • Green Materials Usage – When setting up signage and barriers, we opt for materials that are environmentally friendly, reusable, and have a lower impact on the environment.
    • Minimized Emissions – Through efficient traffic management strategies, we reduce congestion and minimize vehicle idling, leading to reduced emissions and improved air quality.

    By seamlessly integrating these eco-friendly practices into our operations, we demonstrate our dedication to creating a greener and more sustainable environment for everyone.

    Challenges Faced by Traffic Control Professionals

    As dedicated traffic control professionals, we encounter a range of challenges daily. Here are some common challenges and how we address them:

    1. High-Traffic Areas – Heavy traffic zones can be overwhelming, but our experienced professionals handle them with ease. We implement strategic traffic management strategies to ensure smooth flow, reduced congestion, and minimized delays.
    2. Adverse Weather Conditions – Weather can pose challenges, but it doesn’t deter us. We adapt our tactics to varying weather conditions, ensuring road safety and efficient traffic flow even during rain, snow, or extreme temperatures.
    3. Construction Zone Management – Construction areas require careful coordination. We excel in creating safe work zones, implementing proper signage, and ensuring the safety of both workers and drivers.
    4. Emergency Response – Managing traffic during emergencies demands swift and organized action. Our professionals work hand-in-hand with emergency response teams to ensure effective traffic management, allowing first responders to reach their destinations quickly.
    5. Community Engagement – Engaging with the community is vital. We address concerns, provide information, and incorporate community feedback into our traffic management plans, ensuring our strategies align with local needs.
    6. Effective Communication – Clear communication with the public is crucial. We provide timely information about road closures, detours, and potential delays, reducing frustration and enhancing overall awareness.

    Anticipating Future Trends in Traffic Control

    The field of traffic control is evolving, and at Advanced Traffic Control, we’re at the forefront of embracing these trends:

    • Increased Automation – Automation is revolutionizing traffic management. We’re integrating smart technologies that automate traffic signals, adaptive traffic lights, and real-time data analysis, enhancing the efficiency of our operations.
    • Smart City Integration – As cities become smarter, we’re aligning our strategies with smart city initiatives. Our approach includes collaborating with city systems to create a seamless flow of information, enabling real-time adjustments to traffic patterns.
    • Renewable Energy Adoption – We’re committed to sustainability. As renewable energy gains traction, we’re exploring ways to power our traffic control equipment using clean energy sources, minimizing our environmental footprint.

    Contact Us Today

    Navigating the complexities of traffic control in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids requires a dedicated team of professionals who are attuned to challenges and open to embracing future trends. At Advanced Traffic Control, we’re not just traffic managers; we’re your partners in creating safer, smoother journeys. Our commitment to innovation, community well-being, and cutting-edge technology ensures that Iowa’s roads are efficiently managed while preserving our environment for future generations. Contact us today to experience the difference firsthand!

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      Advanced Traffic Control, Inc. is a full-service traffic control contractor. Our team has the knowledge, skills, and equipment necessary to help you control traffic for a project of any size.