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Traffic Control Devices Design Manual


This manual helps traffic engineers develop signal, signing, pavement marking and lighting plans for Office of Traffic and Safety (OOTS). When using design procedures and standards from this manual, always check with the OOTS - Traffic Engineering Design Division to ensure that you are using the latest standards.

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Click here to download the complete manual in zip format (12.2 MB). Alternatively, you can use only the chapters you are interested in bellow. If you do not have a PDF viewer you can download Adobe Acrobat by clicking here.

Introduction  (PDF, 40 KB)
Principles of Design  (PDF, 44.8 KB)
Sign and Pavement Marking Design  (PDF, 0.98 MB)
Signal Design  (PDF, 941 KB)
Lighting Design  (PDF, 556 KB)
Engineers Estimate  (PDF, 76 KB)
Plan Preparation  (PDF, 49 KB)

List of Appendices: 

    A-1.      Quality Review  (PDF, 14.4 KB)
    A-2.      Checklists  (PDF, 125 KB)
    A-3.      Post Advertisement Process  (PDF, 15.2 KB)
    A-4.      CPM Charts  (PDF, 67.1 MB)
    A-5.      Sample Projects  (PDF, 5.23 MB)
    A-6.      Signing and Marking Guidelines  (PDF, 3.47 MB)
    A-7.      Ground Mounted Support Charts  (PDF, 143 KB)
    A-8.      Sign Lighting Tables  (PDF, 42.4 KB)
    A-9.      Engineering Change Notices  (PDF, 500 KB)
    A-10.    Utility Coordination Procedure  (PDF, 1.11 MB)