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MUTCD 2003 California Supplement (ARCHIVE)

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Please be aware that as of September 26, 2006, the California Department of Transportation has adopted the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (FHWA’s MUTCD 2003 Revision 1, as amended for use in California), also called the California MUTCD, to prescribe uniform standards and specifications for all official traffic control devices in California. The California MUTCD supersedes and replaces the previously adopted (on May 20, 2004) FHWA's MUTCD 2003 Edition and the MUTCD 2003 California Supplement. These two documents are provided below for historical reference purposes only.


MUTCD 2003 (released on November 20, 2003 and adopted by California on May 20, 2004)
Change List (due to MUTCD 2003 adoption on May 20, 2004)

Stand-alone Documents:
File Size:
MUTCD 2003 California Supplement (Entire Document) - For ease of printing, this MUTCD 2003 California Supplement is being made available as a single file and is set up for double-sided printing with blank pages inserted, as appropriate. Otherwise, see listing below to view/download individual supplement parts. 22.58MB

Individual CA MUTCD Parts:
File Size:
Part 0: Cover, Introduction, and Table of Contents 171 kb
Part 1: General 86 kb
Part 2: Signs
 Chapter 2A: General 704 kb
 Chapter 2B: Regulatory Signs 2.23 MB
 Chapter 2C: Warning Signs 1.01 MB
 Chapter 2D: Guide Signs - Conventional Roads 2.47 MB
 Chapter 2E: Guide Signs - Freeways and Expressways 1.49 MB
 Chapter 2F - Chapter 2I 184 kb
 Chapter 2F: Specific Service Signs - -
 Chapter 2G: Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs - -
 Chapter 2H: Recreational and Cultural Interest Area Signs - -
 Chapter 2I: Emergency Management Signs - -
Part 3: Markings - -
 Chapter 3A: General 1.86 MB
 Chapter 3B: Pavement and Curb Markings 3.96 MB
 Chapter 3C - Chapter 3G 923 kb
 Chapter 3C: Object Markers - -
 Chapter 3D: Delineators - -
 Chapter 3E: Colored Pavements - -
 Chapter 3F: Barricades and Channelizing Devices - -
 Chapter 3G: Islands - -
Part 4: Highway Traffic Signals - -
 Chapter 4A - Chapter 4C 730 kb
 Chapter 4A: General - -
 Chapter 4B: Traffic Control Signals - General - -
 Chapter 4C: Traffic Control Signal Needs Studies - -
 Chapter 4D: Traffic Control Signal Features 2.65 MB
 Chapter 4E - Chapter 4L 109 kb
 Chapter 4E: Pedestrian Control Features - -
 Chapter 4F: Traffic Control Signals for Emergency Vehicle Access - -
 Chapter 4G: Traffic Control Signals for One-Lane, Two-Way Facilities - -
 Chapter 4H: Traffic Control Signals for Freeway Entrance Ramps - -
 Chapter 4I: Traffic Control for Movable Bridges - -
 Chapter 4J: Lane-Use Control Signals - -
 Chapter 4K: Flashing Beacons - -
 Chapter 4L: In-Roadway Lights - -
Part 5: Traffic Control Devices for Low-Volume Roads 78 kb
Part 6: Temporary Traffic Control - -
 Chapter 6A - Chapter 6F 1MB
 Chapter 6A: General - -
 Chapter 6B: Fundamental Principals - -
 Chapter 6C: Temporary Traffic Control Elements - -
 Chapter 6D: Pedestrian and Worker Safety - -
 Chapter 6E: Flagger Control - -
 Chapter 6F: Temporary Traffic Control Zone Device - -
 Chapter 6G - Chapter 6I 1.03 MB
 Chapter 6G: Type of Temporary Traffic Control Zone Activities - -
 Chapter 6H: Typical Applications - -
 Chapter 6I: Control of Traffic Through Traffic Incident Management Areas - -
Part 7: Traffic Controls for School Areas 728 kb
Part 8: Traffic Controls for Highway-Rail Grade Crossings 743 kb
Part 9: Traffic Controls for Bicycle Facilities 824 kb
Part 10: Traffic Controls for Highway-Light Rail Transit Grade Crossings 129 kb