Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways 2009 Edition (MUTCD) is a compilation of national standards for all traffic control devices, including road markings, highway signs and traffic signals. It defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways and private roads open to public traffic. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F. It is updated periodically to accommodate the nation's changing transportation needs and address new safety technologies, traffic control tools and traffic management techniques.
On May 14, 2012 final rules adopting Revisions 1 and 2 of the 2009, MUTCD were published in the Federal Register with an effective date of June 13, 2012. These are included with this publication