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Implementing Uniform Traffic Control Devices

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

Use of uniform traffic control devices, including shape, size and color, help reduce crashes and congestion, and improves the efficiency of the system.

Use of the MUTCD is required on public roads by Oregon law.

Contact the Traffic Standards Unit

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

FHWA Interim Approvals

The Federal Highway Administration periodically issues guidance in the form of an interim approval. Affected traffic control devices must be installed and operated under the direction and conditions identified in the interim approval.

Visit the FHWA Interim Approval webpage for related clarifications and interpretations.

All devices installed must be reported to ODOT. Complete your report now.


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