Guidance for the Use of Temporary Pavement Marking in Work Zones

The MUTCD contains guidance to practitioners and agencies on temporary markings for short-, intermediate-, and long-term work zones. This document will cover the typical pavement marking materials used by agencies in work zones. Practitioners will also find information related to the importance of maintaining adequate pavement markings under heavy traffic or extreme weather conditions. Information related to methods on removing markings is referenced as well. Because agencies are setting up work zones at night, guidance on sequential lighting in work zones is provided for practitioners' consideration.

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