Safety

Safety Standards

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Standard Plans

Standard Plans are separated into two categories; Miscellaneous (M-Standards) and Safety (S-Standards). The latest published version of the M&S Standard Plans is dated July 31, 2019. S-Standards contain details common for safety, such as delineators, lighting, signs, sign supports, traffic signals and accessories, pavement markings, and traffic control. Electronic files for the 2019 S-Standard Plans are available in English units only. Please visit the M-Standards page for details relating to guardrail, box culverts, roadway, super-elevation, and pavement.

Standard Number

Standard Name (number of sheets) and revisions.

Complete S-Standard Complete Set Released on July 31, 2019
S-612-1 Typical Delineator Installation (8 sheets)
S-613-1

Roadway Lighting (6 sheets)

S-613-2

Alternative Roadway Lighting (4 sheets)

S-614-1 Typical Ground Sign Placement (2 sheets)
S-614-2 Class I Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)
S-614-3 Class II Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)
S-614-4

Class III Ground Sign Installation (3 sheets)

S-614-5 Break-Away Sign Support Details for Ground Signs (2 sheets)
S-614-6 Concrete Footings and Sign Islands for Class III Signs (2 sheets)
S-614-8 Tubular Steel Sign Support Details (7 sheets)
S-614-9 This standard has been superseded with S-614-45 as of January 22, 2020. 
S-614-10 Marker Assembly Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-11 Milepost Sign Detail for High Snow Areas (1 sheet)
S-614-12 Structure Number Installation (2 sheets)
S-614-14 Flashing Beacon and Sign Installation (4 sheets)
S-614-20 Typical Pole Mount Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-21

Concrete Barrier Sign Post Installation (2 sheets)

S-614-22 Typical Multi-Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-40 Typical Traffic Signal Installation Details (5 sheets)
S-614-40A Alternate Traffic Signal Installation Details (4 sheets)
S-614-41 Temporary Span Wire Signals (13 sheets)
S-614-42 Cabinet Foundation Detail (4 sheets)
S-614-43 Traffic Loop and Miscellaneous Signal Details (8 sheets)
S-614-44 Pedestal Pole Signals (2 sheets)
S-614-45 Pedestrian Push Button Post Assembly Details (6 sheets)
S-614-50 Static Sign Monotube Structures (12 sheets)
S-614-60 Dynamic Sign Monotube Structures (14 sheets)
S-627-1

Pavement Markings (9 sheets)

S-630-1 Traffic Controls for Highway Construction (24 sheets)
S-630-2 Barricades, Drums, Concrete Barriers (Temporary), and Vertical Panels (1 sheet)
S-630-3 Flashing Beacon (Portable) Details (1 sheet)
S-630-4 Steel Sign Support (Temporary) Installation Details (2 sheets)
S-630-5 Portable Rumble Strips (Temporary) (2 sheets)
S-630-6 Emergency Pull-Off Area (Temporary) (1 sheet)
S-630-7 Rolling Roadblocks for Traffic Control (3 sheets)
Standard Number

Standard Name (number of sheets) - revisions.

Significant Revisions July 4, 2012 Safety Standard Plan list of significant revisions to the July 4, 2006 Safety Standard Plans.
S-612-1

Typical Delineator Installation (8 sheets)

S-614-1

Typical Ground Sign Placement (2 sheets)

S-614-2

Class I Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)

S-614-3 Class II Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)
S-614-4

Class III Ground Sign Installation (3 sheets)

S-614-5

Break-Away Sign Support Details for Ground Signs (2 sheets)

S-614-6

Concrete Footings and Sign Islands for Class III Signs (2 sheets)

S-614-8

Tubular Steel Sign Support Details (7 sheets)

S-614-9

Pedestrian Push Button Post Assembly (2 sheets)

S-614-10 Marker Assembly Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-11 Milepost Sign Detail for High Snow Areas (1 sheet)
S-614-12

Structure Number Installation (2 sheets)

S-614-14 Flashing Beacon and Sign Installation (3 sheets)
S-614-20 Typical Pole Mount Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-21

Concrete Barrier Sign Post Installation (2 sheets)

S-614-22 Typical Multi-Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-40

Typical Traffic Signal Installation Details (5 sheets)

S-614-40A

Alternate Traffic Signal Installation Details (4 sheets)

S-614-41

Temporary Span Wire Signals (13 sheets)

S-614-42 Cabinet Foundation Detail (4 sheets)
S-614-43 Traffic Loop and Miscellaneous Signal Details (10 sheets)
S-614-44

Pedestal Pole Signals (2 sheets)

S-614-50

Static Sign Monotube Structures (12 sheets)

S-614-60

Dynamic Sign Monotube Structures (14 sheets)

S-627-1

Pavement Markings (8 sheets)

S-630-1

Traffic Controls for Highway Construction (24 sheets)

S-630-2

Barricades, Drums, Concrete Barriers (Temporary), and Vertical Panels (1 sheet)

S-630-3 Flashing Beacon (Portable) Details (1 sheet)
S-630-4 Steel Sign Support (Temporary) Installation Details (2 sheets)
S-630-5

Portable Rumble Strips (Temporary) (2 sheets)

S-630-6 Emergency Pull-Off Area (Temporary) (1 sheet)
S-630-7 Rolling Roadblocks for Traffic Control (3 sheets)
Standard Number

Standard Name (number of sheets) - revisions.

S-612-1

Typical Delineator Installation (6 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on July 1, 2010.
S-614-1 Typical Ground Sign Placement (2 sheets)
S-614-2 Class I Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)
S-614-3 Class II Ground Sign Installation (1 sheet)
S-614-4

Class III Ground Sign Installation (3 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on December 29, 2009.
S-614-5 Break-Away Sign Support Details for Ground Signs (2 sheets)
S-614-6 Concrete Footings and Sign Islands for Class III Signs (2 sheets)
S-614-8

Tubular Steel Sign Support Details (5 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on December 7, 2009.
S-614-10 Marker Assembly Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-11 Milepost Sign Detail for High Snow Areas (1 sheet)
S-614-12 Structure Number Installation (1 sheets)
S-614-14 Flashing Beacon and Sign Installation (3 sheets)
S-614-20 Typical Pole Mount Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-21 Concrete Barrier Sign Post Installation (1 sheets)
S-614-22 Typical Multi-Sign Installations (1 sheet)
S-614-40 Typical Traffic Signal Installation Details (7 sheets)
S-614-40A Alternate Traffic Signal Installation Details (5 sheets)
S-614-50 Static Sign Monotube Structures (14 sheets)
S-627-1

Pavement Markings (5 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on October 1, 2010.
S-630-1

Traffic Controls for Highway Construction (19 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on February 24, 2011.
S-630-2 Barricades, Drums, Concrete Barriers (Temporary), and Vertical Panels (1 sheet)
S-630-3 Flashing Beacon (Portable) Details (1 sheet)
S-630-4

Steel Sign Support (Temporary) Installation Details (2 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on March 18, 2010.
S-630-5
Sheet 1
Sheet 2

Portable Rumble Strips (Temporary) (2 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on March 18, 2010.
S-630-6

Emergency Pull-Off Area (Temporary) (1 sheet)

  • Revisions issued on May 5, 2011.
S-630-7

Rolling Roadblocks for Traffic Control (3 sheets)

  • Revisions issued on May 5, 2011.

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