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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 30. Department of Transportation
Chapter 315. Standards for Use of Traffic Control Devices to Classify, Designate, Regulate, and Mark State Highways


Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2009 edition, December 2009, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20590, telephone (202) 366-1993. The text is also available from the Federal Highway Administration's website at and by individual parts and chapters below:

Cover, Table of Contents, and Introduction

Part 1 - General

Part 2 - Signs

Chapter 2A - General

Chapter 2B - Regulatory Signs, Barricades, and Gates

Chapter 2C - Warning Signs and Object Markers

Chapter 2D - Guide Signs - Conventional Roads

Chapter 2E - Guide Signs - Freeways and Expressways

Chapter 2F - Toll Road Signs

Chapters 2G-2H - Preferential and Managed Lane Signs and General Information Signs

Chapters 2I-2N - General Service Signs, Specific Service Signs, Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs, Changeable Message Signs, Recreational and Cultural Interest Area Signs, and Emergency Management Signing

Part 3 - Markings

Part 4 - Highway Traffic Signals

Part 5 - Traffic Control Devices for Low-Volume Roads

Part 7 - Traffic Controls for School Areas

Part 8 - Traffic Control for Railroad and Light Rail Transit Grade Crossings

Part 9 - Traffic Control for Bicycle Facilities

Appendices A1 and A2 - Congressional Legislation and Metric Conversions

Virginia Supplement to the 2009 MUTCD, 2011 Edition, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219:

Cover and Introduction

1. General

2. Signs

3. Markings

4. Signals

7. Schools

8. Railroads

9. Bicycles

Appendix A

Virginia Work Area Protection Manual (WAPM), 2011 Edition, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 (

Virginia Standard Highway Signs, 2011 Edition, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 (

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