Category Archives: Part 8 – Traffic Control For Railroad and Light Rail Transit Grade Crossings

This part describes the traffic control devices that are used at highway-rail and highway-LRT grade crossings including: all signs, signals, markings, other warning devices, and their supports along highways.

MUTCD Compliance Date for Crossbuck Support Retroreflective Strips

January 17, 2011 (a) is the compliance date for retroreflective strips on grade crossing (crossbuck) sign (R15-1) and Number of Tracks Plaque (R15-2P) at active and passive grade crossings. The 2000 Edition of the MUTCD states that retroreflective strips should be placed on the back of railroad crossing signs (crossbuck) and on both the front and back of the vertical posts or mountings to be visible to approachin