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Traffic Engineering Manual

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The purpose of the FDOT Traffic Engineering Manual (TEM) is to provide traffic engineering standards and guidelines to be used on the State Highway System. The manual covers the process whereby standards and guidelines are adopted, as well as chapters devoted to highway signs and markings, traffic signals, traffic optimization through the use of computer models (currently removed due to revision)and links to information on our aging road user program Safe Mobility for Life).

The TEM is available in electronic format only. If you are interested in receiving an email update when approved changes have been made, please sign up to receive E-updates through the Contact Mailer. Once registered, click on the Traffic Engineering Manual under Publications.

The Traffic Engineering Manual is available in one PDF document (link below) where the entire manual or each section can easily be viewed and/or printed.

Traffic Engineering Manual (revised November 2015)

This revision includes changes to these sections:
Table of Contents
Section 2.41: Guidelines for Use of Retroreflective Strips (New Section)

For additional information, please contact Gail Holley at Gail.Holley@dot.state.fl.us