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Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD): Part 6. Temporary Traffic Control

Overview

Part 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices focuses on temporary traffic control (TTC) and how TTC devices are applied in a variety of situations. Part 6 also highlights that all road users, including pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists, are considered an essential part of highway construction, utility work, maintenance operations, and management of traffic incidents, and how TTC must accommodate for all types of road users. Furthermore, Part 6 of the MUTCD explores the elements and areas of TTC, pedestrian and worker safety, flagger control, TTC Zone devices and signs, type of TTC zone activities, and the control of traffic.

Operations Area of Practice

    Access Management
    Bicycles and Pedestrians
    Active Traffic Management (ATM)
    Data Acquisition, Support and Hosting
    Decision Criteria for ITS Device Type and Location
    Work Zone Management
    Roadway Striping
    Gravel Road Maintenance
    Equipment Management
    Roadway Lighting
    Sign Maintenance and Replacement
    Pothole Repair
    Sidewalk and Trail Maintenance/Management
    Complete Streets / Context Sensitive Solutions

Organizational Capability Element

    System Architecture / Engineering
    Standards and Interoperability
    Traveler Information
    Traffic Incident Management
    Work Zone Management
    Emergency Transportation Operations
    Planned Special Event Management
    Active Traffic Management/Travel Demand Management/Pricing

Content Type

Standards & Recommended Practices

Role in Organization

Transportation Planner
Public
Researcher/Academic
Manager / First Line Supervisor
Maintenance Staff
Engineer
Operator
Public Safety Officer
Transit Professional
Associate Engineer

Publishing Organization

FHWA
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20.1
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20.5
19.2
15.6
6.5
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Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices