Boone County Public Works Department

Traffic Safety Manual - Boone County, Missouri

Table of Contents

1.0 INTRODUCTION

2.0 TRAFFIC SIGNING AT INTERSECTIONS

2.1         Stop Signs

2.2         Multiway Stop Signs

2.3         Yield Signs

2.4         Location of Stop Sign and Yield Sign

2.5         Intersections with No Traffic Control

2.6         Intersection Stopping Sight Distance

2.7         Unwarranted Traffic Control Devices

2.8         Street Name Signs

3.0 ROAD SPEEDS

3.1         Design Speeds

3.2         Posting of Speed Limits

3.3         Advisory Speed Limits on Turns and Curves

3.4         Posting of Lower Speed Limits

3.5         Changing of Posted Speed Limits

4.0 PAVEMENT MARKINGS

4.1         Center Lines

4.2         Passing Zones

4.3         Pavement Edge Lines

4.4         Stop Lines

4.5         Crosswalk Lines

4.6         Temporary Pavement Markings

5.0 ROADSIDE BARRIERS

6.0 NON-STANDARD TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES

6.1         Children at Play Signs

6.2         Traffic Calming

7.0 PARKING RESTRICTIONS

7.1         Parking

8.0 TRAFFIC SIGNING AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS

9.0 MOWING, TREE TRIMMING, AND BRUSH CUTTING

10.0 TRAFFIC COUNTS

10.1        Procedure to Obtain a Traffic Count

10.2        Completion of a Traffic Count

10.3        Data Output

11.0 TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

11.1        Accident Records

11.2        Safety Concerns

List of Tables

Table 1.   Summary of Guidance and Options for Stop and Multiway Stop Conditions

Table 2.   Summary of Guidance and Options for Yield Conditions

Table 3.   Sight Distance required at No Control Intersections
Table 4.   Stopping Sight Distance Requirements
Table 5.   Signing for Curves and Turns
Table 6.   A Guide for Advance Warning Sign Placement Distance
Table 7. Minimum Passing Sight Distance
Table 8. Warrant Considerations for Guardrail Placement

Table 9. Embankment/Side Slope Warrants for Guardrail

List of Figures

Figure 1.   Stop Ahead and Yield Ahead Warning Signs

Figure 2.   Example of Intersection with No Traffic Control
Figure 3.   Intersection Warning Signs
Figure 4.   Reduced Speed Ahead Signs (R2-5 series)
Figure 5.   Curve and Turn Signs
Figure 6.   Large Arrow Sign
Figure 7.   Parking Restriction Signs
Figure 8.   Rural Parking Restriction Signs

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Last Updated: August 3, 2009