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Traffic control devices (Dcmthr)

Definition
Signs, signals, markings, or other devices placed on or adjacent to a street or highway by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction to regulate, warn, or guide traffic. Or, devices mounted on fixed or portable supports whereby a specific message is conveyed by means of words or symbols, officially erected for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Highway signs, signals and markings
Traffic signs and signals
Traffic signs, signals and markings
Broader Term
Highway traffic control (Dcmth)
Narrower Terms
Warning devices for persons with disabilities (Dcmthrb)
Guideposts (Dcmthrc)
Highway delineators (Dcmthre)
Traffic cones (Dcmthrg)
Traffic signs (Dcmthrk)
Traffic signal hardware (Dcmthrr)
Road markings (Dcmthru)
Speed control humps (Dcmthrx)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Highway traffic control systems (Dcmthc)
Warrants (Traffic control devices) (Dcmthw)
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