2009 MUTCD Part 5 Chapters 5A-H - Traffic Control Devices for Low-Volume Roads

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Course Synopsis:

Traffic Control Devices are defined as all signs, signals, markings, and other devices used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic, placed on, over, or adjacent to a street, highway, pedestrianfacility, or bikeway by authority of a public agency having jurisdiction. The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is incorporated by reference in 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F and shall be recognized as the national standard for all traffic control devices installed on any street, highway, or bicycle trail open to public travel in accordance with 23 U.S.C. 109(d) ad 402(a).

The need for uniform standards was recognized long ago, and the MUTCD is a result of much research and several editions since 1935 in order to establish and facilitate those uniform standards.  The U.S. Secretary of Transportation has decreed that traffic control devices on all streets and highways open to public travel shall be in substantial conformance with the Standards issued or endorsed by the FHWA.

This course offers additional supplementary and specific information and criteria for Low Volume Roads to engineers providing traffic control design, installation, construction, and inspection services.

Course Objectives:

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills regarding Traffic Control Devices for Low Volume Roads.

  • Function, Application, Design, and Placement

  • Regulatory, Warning, and Guide Signs

  • Markings

  • Grade Crossings

  • Temporary Traffic Control Zones

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