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Signal Design Guidance Materials

​​To request the installation, modification or removal of a traffic signal, please complete

Priority request forms for use by local jurisdictions to allow emergency response vehicles to preempt traffic.

Traffic Signal Approval Letter Archive

Blue Sheet - Submittal for qualified and conditionally-qualified signal equipment and materials.

Green Sheet - Submittal form for signal controllers and related equipment.
Preliminary product evaluation form - For use with "blue" and "green" sheet submittals.
Red Sheet - Certification-exempt traffic management system components used by ODOT, local jurisdiction and other applicable public agencies.
LED Traffic Signal Specification - Guidance for LED traffic signal head retrofit kits.

​Projects requiring the installation of new controller cabinets or modification to an existing cabinet require prior approval from the Traffic Standards Unit.

Plans should be submitted after design plans are approved and prior to the preconstruction conference.

​For additional information about cabinet prints, please see chapter 20 of the Signal Design Manual.

Print 332S - Standard controller cabinet used in new traffic signal installation, both permanent and temporary.

Print 332 - The most common existing controller cabinet

Print 336 - This controller cabinet should no longer be used for new installations, permanent or temporary.

Print 334 Ramp Meter Cabinet - This cabinet should only be used on ramp meter installations.

Print 334 Count Cabinet - This cabinet configuration is intended for traffic counting stations only.

​​Search for and download approved traffic plans (signs, signals and illumination) in ODOT's drawing archive.

Review the "Getting Started" guide to help you better navigate the system.

Please note: Drawings found in the archive database should only be used for reference as standards change over time. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that submitted plans are compliant with current specifications and standards.

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Contact the Traffic Standards Unit

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive, MS 5
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3568
Fax: 503-986-3749

Program Lead

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