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Section 12-3.06B(1). Use for rigid substrate sign panels fabricated with Type VIII or higher retroreflective sheeting.
1. For temporary traffic control construction area signs with rigid substrate, this amends Section 12 to address requirement for utilizing retroreflective sheeting (types VIII, IX or XI). This has a phase-in compliance date of 12-31-17, after which all rigid substrate fluorescent orange signs shall have retroreflective sheeting (Type XI).
Replace section 12-3.06B(1) General:
Unless the background and legend are shown differently, construction area warning and guide signs must have a black legend on retroreflective, fluorescent orange background. W10-1 and W47(CA) advance warning signs for highway-rail grade crossings must have a black legend on a retroreflective fluorescent yellow background.
Construction area signs with rigid substrate must have Type VIII or higher grade retroreflective sheeting.