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  1. Part 7 Traffic Controls For School Areas

  2. Section 7A.01 • STANDARD statement changed to GUIDANCE statement TCDs in school areas should be related to: Volume, Speed Street Width, and Students’ Age & Number

  3. In-StreetSchool Crossing Signs • Changes made to sections 7A.04, 7B.08, and 7B.09 to include the use of In-Street School Crossing Signs at unsignalized school crossings At the crossing • In advance of crossing

  4. 7B.01Size of School Signs • Changes the labels of the three Columns in Table 7B-1 • Revises the STANDARD statement to reflect the changes of the labels “The Conventional Road sign size shall be used…...”, instead of “the Standard sign size shall be used ……” More …

  5. 7B.01 Size of School Signs Sign Size Changes: 24 x 12 in 24 x 10 in 24 x 12 in & 21 x 15 in (optional) Sign Additions S4-6 OR S5-1 (Metric) S4-5 S4-5a

  6. Sec. 7B.07 Sign Color for School Warning Signs S4-5 & S4-5a signs with a fluorescent yellow-green background fluorescent yellow-green background with a black legend and border for the SCHOOL Plaque only S5-1 School Advance Warning Sign (S1-1) School Crossing Sign S1-1

  7. 7B.08School Advance Warning Assembly • Additions to the GUIDANCE and STANDARD statements Guidance: except where a physical barrier such as fencing separates school children from the highway. Standard: or in advance of the first installation of the School Speed Limit Assembly.

  8. New Figure 7B-2 Examples of Signing for School Crosswalk Warning Assembly

  9. 7B.11 School Speed Limit Assembly Distance between School Speed Limit sign and School Property Line changed: • 100 ft in 2003 MUTCD • 300 ft in 2000 MUTCD Figure 7B-3

  10. School Speed Limit Assembly - CMS • Addition to the last OPTION in 7B.11 Fluorescent yellow-green pixels may be used when school-related messages are shown on a changeable message sign.

  11. Section 7B.11 School Speed Limit Assembly • New paragraph to the last OPTION for the FINES HIGHER (R2-6) sign. R2-6

  12. S4-5 7B.12 School Reduced Speed Ahead Sign (S4-5 & S4-5a) New S4-3 S2-5a Phase-in target compliance period: 15 years

  13. Section 7C.03 Crosswalk Markings • New SUPPORT statement • New paragraphs to the GUIDANCE • Crosswalk lines to extend to the edge of the intersecting crosswalk • Engineering study needed for locating school crosswalks at uncontrolled locations

  14. Section 7E.04 • New STANDARD: Adult Guard Clothing = ANSI 107-1999, Class 2 Student Patrol Clothing = ANSI 107-1999, Class 1 • Phase-in compliance date: 5 years Adult Guard Student Patrol ANSI Class 1 ANSI Class 2

  15. Section 7E.05 Operating Procedures for Adult Crossing Guards Option: The STOP paddle with red or white flashing lights on both sides of the paddle. Standard: 50/min<Flash rate< 60/min STOP Paddle With Flashing Lights