Signs and sign support - SD

Plans and drawings that depict the installation of a sign supports.

Barrier Mounted Sign Support (SD-1)

This plan depicts the installation of a sign support on the top of a precast concrete barrier in a median of a divided highway.

Barrier Mounted Sign Support

In order to be in compliance with the 2003 MUTCD, this sign support design can only be used when the distance from the edge of the sign to the edge of the traffic lane is 12 feet or greater.

View Barrier Mounted Sign Support plan sheet (PDF 267KB)
Download the Barrier Mounted Sign Support WinZip file (ZIP 98KB)
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Laminated Wood Sign Post (SD-2)

This plan shows a laminated wood sign post and was developed some time ago.

Laminated Wood Sign Post

It is no longer used and is a retired Standard Plan. The post was constructed as a hollow plywood box. The idea behind this configuration was that a wooden box would not be as susceptible to warping and splitting as a solid timber post.

There is no specific bid item for the use of this sign post and the user will need to provide this in a project.

View Laminated Wood Sign Post plan sheet (PDF 250KB)
Download the Laminated Wood Sign Post WinZip file (ZIP 95KB)
(WinZip file contains the following file formats: .dgn & .dwg files)

Barrier Mounted Sign Post (SD-4)

This plan depicts the fabrication and installation details for a tall sign post mounted on a single slope concrete barrier.

Barrier Mounted Sign Post

The bottom of the sign panel is mounted fourteen feet above the roadway surface. This height is compliant with the MUTCD and the sign installation can be in narrow medians where the shoulder is four feet wide. The weight of the concrete barrier is critical as it must resist the wind load forces produced by a long level arm (tall sign post). A twenty foot long segment of dual-faced, single sloped barrier has sufficient weight to resist the force.

A pre-cast, New Jersey shaped (type 2) concrete barrier does not have the necessary weight and the drawings should not be modified for this type of installation. The anchor pins for Type 2 concrete Barrier shown in the Standard Plans were developed to resist lateral forces applied near the base of the barrier. These pins would not be effective in resisting the uplifting force produced by high wind loads.

View the signed Barrier Mounted Sign Post plan sheet (PDF 533KB)
View Barrier Mounted Sign Post plan sheet (PDF 307KB)
View the Barrier Mounted Sign Post WinZip file (ZIP 219KB)
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Roundabout Signing Details (SD-5)

This plan provides details necessary for providing a lane-use sign on a multilane roundabout. Refer to the Design Manual (Ch. 1320) for further guidance on Roundabout Signing Needs.

Roundabout Signing Details

View Roundabout Signing Details​​​​​​​ plan sheet (PDF 286KB)
View the Roundabout Signing Details Win Zip file (ZIP 124KB)
(WinZip file contains the following file formats: .dgn, .dwg, and .doc files)

Cantilever Sign Structure Plans (SD-10, SD-11, & SD-12)

These plans depict the installation details for the Cantilever (Truss Type) Sign Structure and foundations. These plans are no longer the preferred design, therefore they have been removed from Standard Plan status.

Cantilever Sign Structure Plans

(SD-10) Cantilever (Truss Type) 
View Cantilever (Truss Type) plan sheet (PDF 533KB)
Download the Cantilever (Truss Type) WinZip file (ZIP 219KB)
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(SD-11) Cantilever (Truss Type) Foundation type 1
View Cantilever (Truss Type) Foundation type 1 plan sheet (PDF 533KB)
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(SD-12) Cantilever (Truss Type) Foundation types 2 and 3
View Cantilever (Truss Type) Foundation types 2 and 3 plan sheet (PDF 307KB)
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Sign Bridge Plans (SD-13, SD-14, & SD-15)

These plans depict the installation details for the Sign Bridge (Truss type) and foundations. These plans are no longer the preferred design, therefore they have been removed from the Standard Plans.

Sign Bridge Plans

(SD-13) Sign Bridge (Truss Type)
View Sign Bridge (Truss Type) plan sheet (PDF 533KB)
Download the Sign Bridge (Truss Type) WinZip file (ZIP 219KB)
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(SD-14) Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation type 1
View Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation type 1 plan sheet (PDF 533KB)
Download the Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation type 1 WinZip file (ZIP 219KB)
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(SD-15) Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation types 2 and 3
View Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation types 2 and 3 plan sheet (PDF 37KB)
Download the Sign Bridge (Truss Type) Foundation types 2 and 3 WinZip file (ZIP 219KB)
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