Traffic Engineering Design Manual

Location and Design Division 
Issued September 2014 
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The Traffic Engineering Design Manual  has been updated for 2014. The 2014 version replaces the 2006 edition and will serve as a Department source for the design of signs, signals, markings and lighting.  Future additions and/or revisions to the manual will appear on this Web Site.  The PDF files for the Traffic Manual are best viewed in Adobe Reader 6.0 or higher.

The information provided in this electronic version of the Traffic Engineering Design Manual  is a product of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and is intended to be used for informational purposes only and is not to be sold or otherwise distributed for profit.  Although this data  has been tested by the Virginia Department of Transportation, no expressed or implied warranties are made by VDOT concerning, the accuracy, completeness, reliability and usability of this information.  The Virginia Department of Transportation assumes no responsibility for any incorrect outcomes or damage resulting from the use of this information.  All users shall expressly hold the Virginia Department of Transportation harmless from any liability or loss due to a virus or any other computer or software generated problem associated with these files.  
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Traffic Engineering Manual 
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This manual is no longer available for purchase.              

If you have questions or comments about the Traffic Engineering Design Manual, please contact:  

David Beardsley, P.E.
Traffic Engineering Design Section Manager

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