Department for Transport
Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 - Part 1: Design (2009)
Traffic Safety Measures and Signs for Road Works and Temporary Situations - PDF
- Department for Transport
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
'Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 - Part 1: Design' provides guidance for those responsible for the design of temporary traffic management arrangements to facilitate maintenance activities.
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provides blue hyperlinks for cross-references within Part 1, including indexes to plans and paragraphs, to help you find relevant content at a click - a feature not available elsewhere
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covers principal design issues that should be considered, from the initial brief to details of signing provision and advice on resolving these issues
offers advice relating the safety measures
outlines the identity and location of traffic signs needed to guide road users, including pedestrians, safely past obstructions
includes documents dealing with the design of temporary traffic management arrangements on single carriageway roads, dual carriageways and in response to temporary situations
includes illustrated design guidance including sample plans.
Chapter 8 is intended to provide a minimum standard of good practice. All authorities, bodies and organisations responsible for roads to which the public have access are advised to comply with the requirements of Chapter 8 (Parts 1 and 2), a condition of contract in the case of works carried out on their behalf.
The Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 (Parts 1 and 2) is applicable in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
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