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
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'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.

This linked PDF:

  • 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

  • can be downloaded to your favourite eReader so you can access it any time at your convenience

  • 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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