Sec. 14-298-800 - Uniformity

ยง 14-298-800. Uniformity

(a) All temporary traffic control devices used on road or street construction, maintenance work, or for incident management, shall be of the type approved by the Office of the State Traffic Administration and shall be in compliance with the provisions set forth in 23 CFR 655.603.

(b) Such devices shall conform to the standards set forth in the following publications as applicable, except as provided otherwise in sections 14-298-500 to 14-298-900, inclusive, of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:

(1) The 2009 edition of the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways" (MUTCD) approved by the Federal Highway Administration;

(2) The 2004 edition of the "Standard Highway Signs" approved by the Federal Highway Administration; and

(3) The Connecticut Department of Transportation's "Catalog of Signs".

(c) The decision to use a particular device at a particular location shall be made on the basis of either an engineering study or the application of engineering judgment as defined in the MUTCD.

(d) Engineering judgment should be exercised in the selection and application of all temporary traffic control devices.

(Effective November 3, 1981; Amended January 14, 2013)

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