National Standards for Traffic Control Devices; The Manual and Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways; Revision

Docket ID: FHWA-2007-28977
Agency: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would revise standards, guidance, options, and supporting information relating to the traffic control devices in all parts of the MUTCD. The intended changes in this rulemaking would expedite traffic, promote uniformity, improve safety, and incorporate technology advances in traffic control device application.
RIN: 2125-AF22
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 23 CFR 655
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2010
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 23 USC 101(a); 23 USC 104, 23 USC 109(d), 23 USC 114(a), 23 USC 217, 23 USC 315
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/02/200873 FR 268
NPRM Comment Period End07/31/2008
Final Rule12/16/200974 FR 66732
Final Action Effective01/15/2010
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Docket Close Date: September 30 2099, at 02:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Subtype: Traffic Operations

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Dec 16, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/16/2009
ID: FHWA-2007-28977-1934
Comment Now!
Due Jul 31, 2008 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 01/02/2008
ID: FHWA-2007-28977-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 01/29/2010
ID: FHWA-2007-28977-1958
Posted: 10/16/2008
ID: FHWA-2007-28977-1912

Supporting Documents

The contents of the section were withdrawn at the request of the Federal Highway Administration and the Department of Transportation.


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Washington, DC 20590
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