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Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity

 

Federal Safety Funding

Local Programs Traffic Services administers Federal Safety Funds to local agencies. Contact the Traffic Services Manager  to see if your project qualifies for funds.

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Finding a Retroreflectometer

A sign retroreflectometer tests the retroreflectivity of traffic signs. Here are some options for finding one:

  • Traffic Services has a RoadVista 922 Retroreflectometer that we loan out to local agencies. Contact the E-Learning Coordinator .
  • Agencies may be able to borrow a retroreflectometer from a neighboring agency.
  • The following companies may offer equipment for traffic sign retroreflectivity. WSDOT does not necessarily endorse these companies, but provides the information for the benefit of local agencies. Contact the Local Programs  E-Learning Coordinator  to have other companies added to this list.

Companies that rent retroreflectometers:

Companies that sell retroreflectometers:

Hardware and Software

The following companies and Local Technical Assistance Program centers may offer sign management hardware or software. WSDOT does not necessarily endorse these products or companies, but provides the information for the benefit of local agencies. Contact the Local Programs E-Learning Coordinator to have other companies added to this list.

Software

Hardware

Technical Assistance

Visit our Q&A  page to get answers to common questions about traffic sign retroreflectivity.

Or contact the Local Programs  E-Learning Coordinator  for assistance or recommendations on traffic sign retroreflectivity.

Survey of Local Agencies in WA

Traffic Services conducted four surveys of Washington's local agencies on their readiness to meet traffic sign retroreflectivity requirements. Here are the results:

Listservs

Sign up for a listserv. This is a great way to ask questions, exchange information, and build relationships with others involved with maintaining sign retroreflectivity in Washington State and nationally.

Traffic Contacts

E-Learning Coordinator

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