TEXT CHANGES TO THE MANUAL ON UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES DISCUSSED IN FINAL RULE DOCKET NO. 87-21, NOTICE NO. 3.
Request VI-579C) Temporary Pavement Markings in Construction and Maintenance Areas.
1. Revise Section 6D-3 (page 6D-2), the first paragraph. Delete the first sentence and replace with the following two sentences to read:
Short-term pavement markings are those that may be used until the earliest date when it is practical and possible to install pavement markings that meet the full MUTCD standards for pavement markings. Normally, it should not be necessary to leave short-term pavement markings in place for more than 2 weeks.
2. Revise Section 6D-3 page (6D-3), the last paragraph. Delete the first sentence and replace with the following sentence to read:
Each highway agency should develop a policy that will, within the scope of this Section, provide more detailed criteria and describe the conditions where short-term pavement markings will be used.