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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 30. Department of Transportation
Chapter 551. Integrated Directional Signing Program (Idsp) Participation Criteria
3/29/2020

24VAC30-551-70. Signs for Special Programs.

A. Specific special programs signing may be installed on any limited access, primary or secondary facility under the authority of VDOT. VDOT may issue a land use permit to others to have the signs installed after the approval of the State Traffic Engineer that the sign is included in the special sign program. Limited access facility permits will need the approval of the Chief Engineer.

B. Special programs are subject to the following criteria:

1. Civil War Trails program signs may be installed on interstate, primary and secondary facilities and may be installed as stand-alone structures or attached to existing sign structures. This program is exempt from the IDSP criteria and annual fee requirements. All costs associated with this program, including costs for the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and replacement of these signs, shall be the responsibility of the requesting entity.

2. The Birding and Wildlife Trail programs established by DGIF may be installed on interstate, primary and secondary facilities and may be installed as stand-alone structures or attached to existing sign structures. This program is exempt from the Integrated Directional Signing Program (IDSP) criteria and annual fee requirements. All costs associated with this program, including costs for the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and replacement of these signs, shall be the responsibility of the requesting entity.

3. The following sites are eligible for wayfinding signs:

a. Historic Triangle Wayfinding Group, sponsored by the City of Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York, may implement a wayfinding system within state maintained rights-of-ways as a pilot program. Continuation of the pilot program shall be subject to regular consultation with VDOT.

b. Loudoun County may implement a wayfinding system within state maintained rights-of-ways as a pilot program. Continuation of the pilot program shall be subject to regular consultation with VDOT.

c. Journey Through Hallowed Ground Wayfinding System.

4. Virginia Waterways Signage Program signs may be installed on interstate, primary, and secondary facilities. All costs associated with this program, including costs for the fabrication, maintenance, installation and replacement of these signs, shall be the responsibility of the requesting entity.

5. State scenic river signs may be installed on interstate, primary, and secondary facilities. All costs associated with this program, including costs for the fabrication, maintenance, installation and replacement of these signs, shall be the responsibility of the requesting entity.

Statutory Authority

§§ 33.2-210 and 33.2-1220 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 24, eff. September 6, 2006.

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