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Proposed Revision 2009 MUTCD
Clean Text Version of the Proposed Table I-2. Target Compliance Dates Established by the FHWA

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Table I-2. Target Compliance Dates Established by the FHWA
2009 MUTCD Section Number(s) 2009 MUTCD Section Title Specific Provision Compliance Date
2A.08 Maintaining Minimum Retroreflectivity Implementation and continued use of an assessment or management method that is designed to maintain regulatory and warning sign retroreflectivity at or above the established minimum levels (see Paragraph 2) 2 years from the effective date of this revision of the 2009 MUTCD
2A.19 Lateral Offset Crashworthiness of sign supports on roads with posted speed limit of 50 mph or higher (see Paragraph 2) January 17, 2013 (date established in the 2000 MUTCD)
2B.40 ONE WAY Signs (R6-1, R6-2) New requirements in the 2009 MUTCD for the number and locations of ONE WAY signs (see Paragraphs 4, 9, and 10) December 31, 2019
2C.06 through 2C.14 Horizontal Alignment Warning Signs Revised requirements in the 2009 MUTCD regarding the use of various horizontal alignment signs (see Table 2C-5) December 31, 2019
2E.31, 2E.33, and 2E.36 Plaques for Left-Hand Exits New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD to use E1-5aP and E1-5bP plaques for left-hand exits December 31, 2014
4D.26 Yellow Change and Red Clearance Intervals New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD that durations of yellow change and red clearance intervals shall be determined using engineering practices (see Paragraphs 3 and 6) 5 years from the effective date of this revision of the 2009 MUTCD, or when timing adjustments are made to the individual intersection and/or corridor, whichever occurs first
4E.06 Pedestrian Intervals and Signal Phases New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD that the pedestrian change interval shall not extend into the red clearance interval and shall be followed by a buffer interval of at least 3 seconds (see Paragraph 4) 5 years from the effective date of this revision of the 2009 MUTCD, or when timing adjustments are made to the individual intersection and/or corridor, whichever occurs first
6D.03* Worker Safety Considerations New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD that all workers within the right-of-way shall wear high-visibility apparel (see Paragraphs 4, 6, and 7) December 31, 2011
6E.02* High-Visibility Safety Apparel New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD that all flaggers within the right-of-way shall wear high-visibility apparel December 31, 2011
7D.04* Uniform of Adult Crossing Guards New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD for high-visibility apparel for adult crossing guards December 31, 2011
8B.03, 8B.04 Grade Crossing (Crossbuck) Signs and Supports Retroreflective strip on Crossbuck sign and support (see Paragraph 7 in Section 8B.03 and Paragraphs 15 and 18 in Section 8B.04) December 31, 2019
8B.04 Crossbuck Assemblies with YIELD or STOP Signs at Passive Grade Crossings New requirement in the 2009 MUTCD for the use of STOP or YIELD signs with Crossbuck signs at passive grade crossings December 31, 2019

* MUTCD requirement is a result of a congressional mandate.


Note: All compliance dates occuring after January 31, 2011 that were previously published in the MUTCD and that do not appear in this table have been deleted.