Traffic Control Plan

Traffic Control Plan (TCP) is a document that shows temporary signs, cones, and flaggers to safely direct traffic around your work zone.  ‘Traffic’ includes vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians, and mobility devices such as wheelchairs.

Temporary traffic control requirements, devices, and setups can be found in Part 6 of the CA Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

Part 6 includes temporary traffic controls such as for work zones.  Chapter 6H provides typical applications or general setups.

Several CA MUTCD applications that are commonly used within the City of San Rafael are:

01 – Spacing Requirements
03 – Shoulders
06 – Shoulder, Reduced Lane
10 – Lane Closure, Flaggers
11 – Lane Closure, Low Volume
13 – Temp Road Closure, Flaggers
15 – Center of Road, Low Volume
18 – Lane Closure, Self Regulating
20 – Detour
28 – Sidewalk Closure
29 – Crosswalk, Pedestrian Detour
101 – Shoulder, Bike Lane
CA MUTCD 2014 Rev 4 – 6H Typical Applications (Full Chapter)

(Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to use the latest standards and to select/develop a traffic control plan specific to the proposed encroachment.)

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