Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is the set of standards used by professionals nationwide to install traffic control devices and also maintain traffic control devices on all the streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads used by the public.
Traffic Signal

The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F.

The Federal Highway Administration reports:

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), which has been administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) since 1971, is a compilation of national standards for all traffic control devices, including road markings, highway signs, and traffic signals. It is updated periodically to accommodate the nation’s changing transportation needs and address new safety technologies, traffic control tools and traffic management techniques.

Armstrong’s staff is qualified to consult on issues related to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and offer professional analysis and opinions.