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2003 MUTCD, Original, November 2003 (HTML Format)

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This is not the most current version of the MUTCD. The current version is the 2009 Edition with Revision Numbers 1 and 2 incorporated dated May 2012.

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INTRODUCTION  
Addresses  
   
PART 1. GENERAL
Chapter 1A. General
   
PART 2. SIGNS
Chapter 2A. General
Chapter 2B. Regulatory Signs
Chapter 2C. Warning Signs
Chapter 2D. Guide Signs — Conventional Roads
Chapter 2E. Guide Signs — Freeways and Expressways
Chapter 2F. Specific Service Signs
Chapter 2G. Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs
Chapter 2H. Recreational and Cultural Interest Area Signs
Chapter 2I. Emergency Management Signing
   
PART 3. MARKINGS
Chapter 3A. General
Chapter 3B. Pavement and Curb Markings
Chapter 3C. Object Markers
Chapter 3D. Delineators
Chapter 3E. Colored Pavements
Chapter 3F. Barricades and Channelizing Devices
Chapter 3G. Islands
   
PART 4. HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SIGNALS
Chapter 4A. General
Chapter 4B. Traffic Control Signals — General
Chapter 4C. Traffic Control Signal Needs Studies
Chapter 4D. Traffic Control Signal Features
Chapter 4E. Pedestrian Control Features
Chapter 4F. Traffic Control Signals for Emergency Vehicle Access
Chapter 4G. Traffic Control Signals for One-Lane, Two-Way Facilities
Chapter 4H. Traffic Control Signals for Freeway Entrance Ramps
Chapter 4I. Traffic Control for Movable Bridges
Chapter 4J. Lane-Use Control Signals
Chapter 4K. Flashing Beacons
Chapter 4L. In-Roadway Lights
   
PART 5. TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES FOR LOW-VOLUME ROADS
Chapter 5A. General
Chapter 5B. Regulatory Signs
Chapter 5C. Warning Signs
Chapter 5D. Guide Signs
Chapter 5E. Markings
Chapter 5F. Traffic Control for Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
Chapter 5G. Temporary Traffic Control Zones
   
PART 6. TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL
Chapter 6A. General
Chapter 6B. Fundamental Principles
Chapter 6C. Temporary Traffic Control Elements
Chapter 6D. Pedestrian and Worker Safety
Chapter 6E. Flagger Control
Chapter 6F. Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices
Chapter 6G. Temporary Traffic Control Zone Activities
Chapter 6H. Typical Applications
Chapter 6I. Control of Traffic Through Traffic Incident Management Areas
   
PART 7. TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR SCHOOL AREAS
Chapter 7A. General
Chapter 7B. Signs
Chapter 7C. Markings
Chapter 7D. Signals
Chapter 7E. Crossing Supervision
Chapter 7F. Grade-Separated Crossings
   
PART 8. TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR HIGHWAY-RAIL GRADE CROSSINGS
Chapter 8A. General
Chapter 8B. Signs and Markings
Chapter 8C. Illumination
Chapter 8D. Flashing-Light Signals, Gates, and Traffic Control Signals
   
PART 9. TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR BICYCLE FACILITIES
Chapter 9A. General
Chapter 9B. Signs
Chapter 9C. Markings
Chapter 9D. Signals
   
PART 10. TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR HIGHWAY-LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT GRADE CROSSINGS
Chapter 10A. General
Chapter 10B. Highway-Light Rail Transit Grade Crossing Control Systems
Chapter 10C. Signs, Illumination, and Markings
Chapter 10D. Highway-Light Rail Transit Active Traffic Control Grade Crossing Systems
   
APPENDIX A1. CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION

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