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Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

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Section 316.0745, Florida Statutes, mandates the Department of Transportation compile and publish a manual of uniform traffic control devices which defines a uniform system. To comply with this statute, the Department has adopted the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) by Rule 14-15.010, F.A.C. which states:

14-15.010 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices:

The Federal Highway Administration Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, 2009 Edition is hereby adopted by this rule and made a part of the rules of the Department of Transportation. This federal document is available for downloading from:the Federal Highway Administration's website

Rulemaking Authority 316.0745(1), 334.044(2) FS. Law Implemented 316.0745(2), (3), (7), 335.09, 335.14, 339.05 FS. History - New 7-15-79, Amended 1-8-81, 8-15-85, Formerly 14-15.10, Amended 11-29-89, 4-25-95, 1-15-99, 4-5-00, 3-7-01, 8-15-01, 2-13-02, 1-2-04, 1-15-12.

MUTCD 2009

The FHWA's MUTCD 2009 can be viewed electronically in both pdf and html formats at the following website:

FDOT's Roadway Design Bulletin 10-05 provides information on the implementation of the MUTCD 2009 in Florida.
The PDF version of this memo can be found at this website:

Frequently Asked Questions about the MUTCD in general and about each individual part can be found at the following website:

Compliance dates can be found at the following website:

Information on purchasing a hard copy can be found at the following website:



For additional information please contact Fred Heery at Fred.Heery@dot.state.fl.us