ConnDOT: Office of the State Traffic Administration (OSTA)


  Office of the State Traffic Administration

The Office of the State Traffic Administration (OSTA) promulgates regulations establishing a uniform system of traffic control signals, devices, signs, and markings for public highways/roadways. The OSTA also adopts additional regulations in cooperation and agreement with local traffic authorities governing the use of state owned and maintained highways/roadways.

- Organization & Rules of Practice
- Regulations
- Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
- Frequently Asked Questions


Regulatory Items

- Major Traffic Generators
      - Administrative Decision
      - Certificate
      - Certificate and Administrative Decision List
      - GIS Map w/OSTA MTG Layer (Instructions Link) *NEW* 
- Passing Zones
- Signals
- Speed Limits *REVISED*
- Through Truck Prohibitions *REVISED*


OSTA Reviews



Limited Access State Highways

- Use of Limited Access State Highways
- Listing of Limited Access State Numbered Highway
- High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Regulation *NEW*
- Request to Film


Other Resources

- Parkway Permits
- Special Event Permits


For further information, please contact:

Office of the State Traffic Administration
Connecticut Department of Transportation
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131

Phone: (860) 594-3020
Fax: (860) 594-2552
Email: DOT.OSTA@ct.gov

*Please note the Office of State Traffic Administration is not involved in processing tickets for traffic violations. Questions regarding traffic tickets should be directed to the Centralized Infractions Bureau at (860) 263-2750.



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