Construction Project Funding Identification Signs

C47A (CA) sign  C47B (CA) sign

Sign policy for use of the C47A (CA) sign (shown on the left) and the C47B (CA) sign (shown on the right) with fluorescent orange header panels (non-SB1 funded projects) for use on projects with estimated contract costs of $750,000 or more and 50 working days or more, or 70 working days minimum when Saturdays or holidays are counted as working days, the Construction Project Funding Identification signs may be used to identify funding sources for a highway project. 

Formats of these two signs are flexible to include federal, state and/or local agency funding sources.  Information on the sign should include year of completion, and type of project, such as:

  • Highway Construction          
  • Highway Repair
  • Highway Improvement
  • Bridge Construction
  • Bridge Repair
  • Roadside Work

Available sizes:

  • Freeway & Expressway: 132” x 78” (11 ft x 6.5 ft)
  • Multi-lane Conventional Highways & Local Roads: 96” x 60” (8 ft x 5 ft)
  • Local Roadways and 2-lane Conventional Highways: 48” x 30” (4 ft x 2.5 ft)

superseded C47C (CA) sign
Project Funding Identification sign C47C(CA) has been superseded
by C48(CA), as of 1/11/19.  See C48 (CA) sign below.


C48 (CA) sign
This C48 (CA) sign is approved for use on State Highways, local streets and roadways funded by SB1 for all SB1 projects, regardless of total contract cost, or number of work days.  The sign comes in three sizes: 

  • Freeway & Expressway: 132” x 78” (11 ft x 6.5 ft)
  • Multi-lane Conventional Highways & Local Roads: 96” x 60” (8 ft x 5 ft)
  • Local Roadways and 2-lane Conventional Highways: 48” x 30” (4 ft x 2.5 ft)

C48 (CA) formats are flexible to include federal, state, and/or local agency sources.

C48 (CA) sign with logos
Up to four additional funding agency pictographs may be added to the sign for projects with local funds to recognize city, county, and regional municipal planning organizations as funding partners identified by the project manager.  Pictographs must be smaller than the SB1 logo (not any taller than twice the maximum capital letter height displayed on the sign), and the SB1 logo must be the prominent, central graphic on the sign.

CA Sign Specification Drawings and Artwork:

For updated CA Sign Specification Drawings and Artwork, please contact Arshad Iqbal at arshad.iqbal@dot.ca.gov or (916) 654-2843.