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2000 MUTCD with Revision 1, December 2001

2000 MUTCD with Revision 1, December 2001 cover

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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 PDF icon COVER AND INTRODUCTION

 PDF icon TABLE OF CONTENTS

 PDF icon PART 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

 PART 2 - SIGNS

PDF icon Chapter 2A - General Provisions and Standards
PDF icon Chapter 2B - Regulatory Signs
PDF icon Chapter 2C - Warning Signs
PDF icon Chapter 2D - Conventional Signs
PDF icon Chapter 2E - Freeways and Expressways
PDF icon Chapters 2F - 2I

Chapter 2F - Specific Service Signs
Chapter 2G - Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs (TODS)
Chapter 2H - Recreational and Cultural Interest Area Signs
Chapter 2I - Emergency Management Signing

 PDF icon PART 3 - MARKINGS

 PART 4 - HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SIGNALS

PDF icon Chapter 4A - 4D (PDF Format)
     Chapter 4A - 4D (HTML format)

Chapter 4A - General
Chapter 4B - Traffic Control Signals, General
Chapter 4C - Traffic Control Signal Needs Studies
Chapter 4D - Traffic Control Signal Features

PDF icon Chapter 4E - 4L (PDF Format)
     Chapter 4E - 4L (HTML format)

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

 PDF icon PART 5 - LOW-VOLUME RURAL ROADS

 PART 6 - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL

PDF icon Chapter 6A - Introduction
PDF icon Chapter 6B - Fundamental Principles
PDF icon Chapter 6C - Temporary Traffic Control Elements
PDF icon Chapter 6D - Pedestrian and Worker Safety
PDF icon Chapter 6E - Flagger Control
PDF icon Chapter 6F - Temporary Traffic Control Zone Devices
PDF icon Chapter 6G - Type of Temporary Traffic Control Zone Activities
PDF icon Chapter 6H - Application of Devices

 PDF icon PART 7 - TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR SCHOOL AREAS

 PDF icon PART 8 - TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR HIGHWAY-RAIL GRADE CROSSINGS

 PDF icon PART 9 - TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR BICYCLE FACILITIES

 PDF icon PART 10 - TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR HIGHWAY-LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT GRADE CROSSINGS

 PDF icon APPENDIX A1

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