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Pavement Marking Plans

Sunrise Expressway, opened in summer 2016Stamped pavement marking plans are required for any project or maintenance activity in which the existing marking configuration will be modified. Plans are encouraged for those projects or maintenance work that includes replacement of existing markings, such as chip seal projects. Creating a pavement marking plan will:

  • Ensure that the pavement marking on a project conforms to current standards;
  • Aid field personnel during construction;
  • Lessen the chance for installation errors;
  • Aid the project designer in developing the bid item list and enable a more accurate cost estimate; and
  • Support project documentation requirements and capture the decisions of the Engineer of Record.

Pavement Marking Design Standards

These manuals are intended to support the uniform application of traffic lines and pavement markings on the state highway system.

Pavement Marking Design Guidelines

Traffic Line Manual

Standards for Accessible Parking.

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and FHWA Interim Approvals.

Standard Highway Signs - This MUTCD companion document provides sign layout and design details, including those intended for use as pavement markings.

Training Resources

In-Person Training

None scheduled at this time.

Online Training and Self-Directed Materials

Pavement Markings, AASHTO

Bicycle Facilities

Green-colored pavement markings are approved for use on state highways and all local jurisdiction roadways. Local jurisdictions must report all locations where green-markings are installed to ODOT.

Design standards for bicycle facilities can be found in the following manuals:

The Federal Highway Administration provides a list of bicycle-related marking treatments and the approval status of each, i.e. available for implementation, experimental, etc.

Contact the Traffic Standards Unit

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

Program Lead

Phone: 503-428-6874

Resources and Related Content

MUTCD and Interim Approvals

Federal Highway Administration Safety Pavement Markings