Specifications include, but are not limited to: Provision of signs, blanks, posts, roll goods and hardware for the
Transportation Engineering and Operations Bureau. 1. All signs shall be compliant with specifications listed in the most recent revision of
the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices as adopted by the Virginia
Department of Transportation and theStandard Highway Signs book (both
editions), as applicable. MUTCD can be found at www.mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov.
2. All signs shall be supplied in Type IV High Intensity American Society for Testing
and Materials (ASTMD) 4956Table 1) sheeting and shall meet minimum standards
for sign reflectivity established by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
All signs shall have reflective sheeting equal to 3M “Scotchlite” High Intensity
Grade, with the exception of items requiring Fluorescent Yellow-Green background
signs (including S1-1, S4-51, W16-9P & W16-7), which shall be equal to 3M
“Scotchlite” Diamond Grade Series 3970G or an approved equal.
3. All signs shall be made using 0.080 gauge 5052 alloy aluminum. The material
specified for these signs shall be 5052-H38 AlodizedAluminum.
4. Stop sign and Yield sign faces shall be of Highway Intensity sheeting with clear
coat as manufactured by 3M or approved equal.