DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Division of Transportation Solutions

Statutory Authority: 17 Delaware Code, Sections 134 and 141; 21 Delaware Code, Chapter 41

(17 Del.C. 134, 141 and 21 Del.C. Ch. 41)

2 DE Admin. Code 2402

PROPOSED

PUBLIC NOTICE

Revisions to

2402 Delaware Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Parts 2, 6 and 9

Under Title 17 of the Delaware Code, Sections 134 and 141, as well as 21 Delaware Code Chapter 41, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), adopted a Delaware version of the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The Department has now drafted revisions to Parts 2, 6 and 9 of the Delaware MUTCD. A description of the proposed changes accompanies this notice.

The Department will take written comments on the draft changes to the Delaware MUTCD from June 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009. Copies of the Draft Delaware MUTCD Revisions to Parts 2, 6, and 9 can be obtained by reviewing or downloading a PDF copy at the following web address: http://regulations.delaware.gov/

Questions or comments regarding these proposed changes should be directed to: Donald Weber, P.E. Assistant Director of Transportation Engineering Division of Transportation Solutions Delaware Department of Transportation 169 Brick Store Landing Road Smyrna, DE 19977 (302) 659-2002 (telephone) (302) 653-2859 (fax) don.weber@state.de.us

*Please Note: Due to the size of the proposed regulation, the DelDOT Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Parts 2, 6 and 9, is not being published here. A PDF version is available at the following location:

http://regulations.delaware.gov/register/may2009/proposed/mutcd.pdf

DelDOT MUTCD Parts 2, 6 and 9

 

Proposed Revisions

 

March 18, 2009

 
     

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Proposed Revision

 

Part 2

 

Table of Contents

Revise to include Sections 2B.55 and 2B.56

 

Table 2B-1

Revise to include SR1-18-DE and SR1-19-DE signs

 

Section 2B.54

Delete references to SR1-18-DE sign

 

Figure 2B-22

Revise figure to include the SR1-19-DE sign and replace the SR1-19-DE sign

 

Section 2B.55

Create new section for the MOVE OVER OR REDUCE SPEED FOR STOPPED EMERGENCY AND MAINTENANCE VEHICLES (SR1-18-DE) sign describing the design and proper use of the sign

 

Section 2B.56

Create new section for the Engine Compression Brake Prohibition (SR1-19-DE) sign describing the design and proper use of the sign

 

Part 6

 

Section 6E.02

Revise to include high visibility standards for emergency response personnel and law enforcement personnel per 23 CFR Part 634

 

Section 6F.58

Revise the compliance date for prismatic retroreflective sheeting on channelizing devices from January 5, 2009 to January 4, 2010

 

Section 6F.61

Revise the compliance date for prismatic retroreflective sheeting on vertical panel stripes from January 5, 2009 to January 4, 2010

 

Section 6F.62

Revise the compliance date for prismatic retroreflective sheeting on drums from January 5, 2009 to January 4, 2010

 

Table 6G-1

Revise the requirements for the treatment of longitudinal differences

 

Part 9

 

Table 9B-1

Revise to include the Bicycle Route sign (M1-8a-DE)

 

Section 9B.20

Revise to include the Bicycle Route sign (M1-8a-DE)

 

Figure 9B-4

Revise figure to include the Bicycle Route signs (M1-8a-DE, M1-8a-DE (L), and M1-8a-DE (R))

 

12 DE Reg. 1401 (05/01/09) (Prop.)