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Guide for Lateral and Vertical Roadside Sign Placement (2008)

This guide is designed to provide engineers and practitioners across Canada with both an understanding of the key factors that affect roadside sign placement and a tool to determine optimal practical roadside sign placement distances for new signs and existing signs that need to be replaced. The guidelines are intended to supplement the guidance for lateral and vertical placement of roadside sign set out in TAC’s Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (MUTCDC).

The development of the guide involved surveying road agencies in Canadian and other North American jurisdictions regarding current practices and policies on roadside sign placement, conducting a literature review, examining and identifying the key factors and criteria that influence roadside sign placement, developing guidelines for determining optimal roadside sign placement distances, and testing these guidelines in various Canadian jurisdictions.

Disponible en français : Guide relatif aux dégagements latéral et vertical des panneaux de signalisation (2008)


Topic:Traffic operations and management
Focus Area:Safety, Design and Operations
Publication code: PTM-SIGNPLACE-E
Pages: 44
Publication year: 2008
Media type: ebook, print
Publication type: National Guidelines
Publication date: March 15, 2008
Member price: $59.00
Regular price: $79.00