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 was approved by the County Board on 08/12/2008. The cost of a Specific Service Sign is $500.00 (plus tax).  Apply for a Specific Service Sign on-line.  View examples of eligible businesses before applying for a Specific Service Sign.  View help (PDF) for applying for 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).  For more information visit MnDOT Traffic Engineering.    

Street Name Signs

On October 25, 2022, Crow Wing County updated the 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.