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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Introduction (PDF, 32 KB) Principles of Design (PDF, 48 KB)Sign and Pavement Marking Design (PDF, 3.5 MB)Signal Design (PDF, 2.3 MB)Lighting Design (PDF, 1.02 MB)Engineers Estimate (PDF, 1.06 MB)Project Process (PDF, 472 KB)
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