The Traffic Operations Section maintains approximately 1500 City owned streetlights and also administers the leased street lighting system of over 8,800 streetlights owned by KP&L / Westar Energy.
Street lighting is generally provided at each intersection located within the city, or at mid-block locations.
Streetlight outages can be reported to the Traffic Operations Section by telephone, fax, or a city web site form. City owned streetlights are identified and repaired by City crews. Leased street lights are reported to KPL / Westar Energy for their repair.
New street lighting requests can be submitted to Traffic Operations Section.
Our Office Hours
The Traffic Operations Section office is open from 7:30AM to 3:30PM Monday through Friday at phone number 368-3913.
For non-emergency after hour's calls, please call the City of Topeka Call Center at 368-3111. To report emergencies, call the Topeka Police Department at 368-9551 or dial 911. To request underground cable locates any time of day call Kansas Dig Safe at 1-800-DIG-SAFE (344-7233) or dial 811.