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Policy Statements

Contact Kevin Sylvester, MUTCD Team Leader, at 202-366-2161 if you want further information concerning any Policy Statement.

Information: MUTCD – Clarifications of Existing Standards and Guidance on New and Innovative Traffic Control Devices (January 5, 2017) (PDF 214KB)
Robert E. Arnold

Policy on Sponsorship Acknowledgment and Agreements within the Highway Right-of-Way (April 7, 2014) (PDF, 7.9MB)
Gregory G. Nadeau
Deputy Administrator
Frequently-Asked Questions

Regulatory Signs for Electric Vehicle Charging and Parking Facilities (June 17, 2013) (PDF, 6.8MB)
Jeffrey A. Lindley

Action: Clarifying Guidance on Application of Daytime Luminance Factors in 23 CFR 655 (January 11, 2013) (PDF , 1.3MB)
Jeffrey A. Lindley and Anthony T. Furst

Information: Revised Recommended Minimum Maintained Retroreflectivity Levels for Blue and Brown Traffic Signs (April 5, 2012) (PDF, 178KB)
Michael S. Griffith

Policy on Sponsorship Acknowledgment and Agreements within the Public Right-of-Way (March 13, 2012) (PDF, 51KB)
Victor M. Mendez
Administrator
Canceled on April 7, 2014; Refer to Updated Version

Action: Rest Area Sponsorship Policy Interpretation (July 8, 2011) (PDF, 493KB)
Robert Arnold for Jeffrey A. Lindley
Canceled on March 13, 2012

Information: Traffic Control Devices for Preferential Lane Facilities (August 3, 2007) (PDF, 1.1MB)
Jeffrey F. Paniati

Information: Safety Issues Related to Use of Acknowledgement and Advertising Signs on Toll Facilities Memo (February 28, 2007) (PDF, 1.9MB)
Jeffrey F. Paniati and Jeffrey A. Lindley
Canceled on March 13, 2012

FHWA has Terminated all Experimentations with the use of Yellow-Green Colored Pavement Markings for Crosswalks (December 21, 2006) (DOC, 218KB)
Anthony T. Furst

Policy: Interstate Oasis Program (October 18, 2006 Federal Register) (PDF, 73KB)
J. Richard Capka

Information: Traffic Control Strategies for Toll Plazas (October 12, 2006)
Jeffrey F. Paniati and Jeffrey A. Lindley

Memorandum of Understanding Between FHWA and National Park Service Regarding Traffic Control Devices on Roads in National Parks (May 4, 2006) (PDF, 2MB)
J. Richard Capka

Information: Guidance for Use of YIELD or STOP Signs with the Crossbuck Sign at Passive Highway-Rail Grade Crossings (March 17, 2006)
Jeffrey F. Paniati and John R. Baxter

Information: Optional Use of Acknowledgment Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way (August 10, 2005)
J. Richard Capka
Canceled on March 13, 2012

Information and Action: Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) Recommended Practice and Guidance (July 16, 2004)
Jeffrey F. Paniati

Memorandum: Use of Changeable Message Sign (CMS) for Emergency Security Messages (March 21, 2003)
Jeffrey F. Paniati

Memorandum: AMBER Alert - Use of Changeable Message Sign (August 16, 2002)
Jeffrey F. Paniati

Memorandum: Click It Or Ticket Signs (March 6, 2002)
Mary E. Peters

Action: "Congestion Ahead" Messages (Dec 21, 2001)
Christine M. Johnson

Memorandum: Use of Changeable Message Sign (CMS) (January 19, 2001)
Christine M. Johnson

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