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The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is approved by the Federal Highway Administrator as the National Standard in accordance with Title 23 U.S. Code, Sections 109(d), 114(a), 217, 315, and 402(a), 23 CFR 655, and 49 CFR 1.48(b)(8), 1.48(b)(33), and 1.48(c)(2).

Addresses for Publications Referenced in the MUTCD

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 249
Washington, DC 20001
American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 1125
Landover, MD 20785-2230
Federal Highway Administration Report Center
Facsimile number: 301.577.1421
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
120 Wall Street, Floor 17
New York, NY 10005
Institute of Makers of Explosives
1120 19th Street, NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036-3605
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
1099 14th Street, NW, Suite 300 West
Washington, DC 20005-3438
International Organization for Standards
c/o Mr. Gerard Kuso
Austrian Standards Institute
Heinestrabe 38
Postfach 130
Wien, Austria
ISEA - The Safety Equipment Association
1901 North Moore Street, Suite 808
Arlington, VA 22209
National Committee on Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinances (NCUTLO)
107 South West Street, Suite 110
Alexandria, VA 22314
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
The National Academies
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20418
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The U.S. Access Board)
1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111


The Federal Highway Administration gratefully acknowledges the valuable assistance that it received from the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and its over 200 voluntary members in the development of this Manual.

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