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Agencies have until June 14, 2014 to implement and continue to use an assessment or management method that is designed to maintain regulatory and warning sign retroreflectivity at or above the minimum level in Table 2A-3 of the 2009 MUTCD. Please See FHWA-SA-07-020
Local Programs Traffic Services administers Federal Safety Funds to local agencies. Contact the Traffic Services Manager to see if your project qualifies for funds.
Local Programs offers classroom training in measuring retroreflectivity and developing and managing programs to maintain minimum retroreflectivity levels. Join our Training ListServ to be notified when the training is available.
A sign retroreflectometer tests the retroreflectivity of traffic signs. Here are some options for finding one:
Companies that rent retroreflectometers:
Companies that sell retroreflectometers:
The following companies and Local Technical Assistance Program centers may offer sign management hardware or software. WSDOT does not necessarily endorse these products or companies, but provides the information for the benefit of local agencies. Contact the LTAP E-Learning Coordinator to have other companies added to this list.
Visit our Q&A page to get answers to common questions about traffic sign retroreflectivity. Or contact the LTAP E-Learning Coordinator for assistance or recommendations on traffic sign retroreflectivity.
Traffic Services conducted four surveys of Washington's local agencies on their readiness to meet traffic sign retroreflectivity requirements. Here are the results:
Sign up for a listserv. This is a great way to ask questions, exchange information, and build relationships with others involved with maintaining sign retroreflectivity in Washington State and nationally.
The consultants listed below are available for local agencies to hire for assistance with their traffic sign retroreflectivity programs. WSDOT does not necessarily endorse these consultants, but provides the information for the benefit of local agencies. Contact the LTAP E-Learning Coordinator to have other consultants added to this list. James W. Ellison Consulting Traffic Engineer (253) 666-2377 firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Voigtsberger Manager, Transportation and ITS Services Premier Utility Services LLC (516) 408-8312 (425) 381-7265 Bob Wagar Supervising Traffic Engineer Northwest Engineers (206) 227-6424 (425) 750-8772 email@example.com