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California (CA) Coded Sign Specifications


Only California (CA) coded sign specifications are shown on this page.


MUTCD coded Sign Specs are located in the FHWA Standard Highway Signs Book.

FHWA Clearview Typeface Supplement

Signing Policy is located in the California MUTCD 2014 Webpage.

UPDATED SPECIFICATIONS (changes after 1/13/12, plus previous update packages) CLICK HERE .

Basic Guide for Selection of Retroreflective ASTM Sheetings on State Highway Signs

California Sign Specifications (Entire Set)
The following documents have been made available as stand-alone documents and is set-up for double-sided printing. Bookmarks are embedded by category within the PDF for ease of use.
Description Version File Size
2010 California Sign Specifications (Entire Set), 694 Pages 1/21/10 14.28 MB

2012 California Guide (G) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
G1-1 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-4 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-7 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-10 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-13 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-16 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G1-19 (CA) Destination 8/1/03
G5 (CA) Distance 8/1/03
G7-1 (CA) Street Name 8/1/03
G7-2 (CA) Advance Street Name Plaque 8/1/03
G8-1 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-4 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-7 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-10 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-13 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-16 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-19 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G8-22 (CA) Destination & Street Name with Arrow 8/1/03
G9-1 (CA) Population/Elevation Overlay plate 6/3/02
G9-2 (CA) Unincorporated Community 8/1/03
G9-5 (CA) City Limit 8/1/03
G9A (CA) Numeral Overlay Plate 7/25/72
G10 (CA) County Line 11/15/71
G10-3 (CA) County Line Sign 1/1/07
G10-4 (CA) WHERE WE HONOR VETERANS 1/1/07
G10B (CA) Welcome To California 1/6/94
G11-1 (CA) Inventory Marker 11/15/71
G11-2 (CA) Inventory Marker 11/15/71
G11-4.1 (CA) Inventory Marker 8/22/78
G11-4A (CA) Memorial Bridge 1/13/98
G11-4B (CA) Memorial Bridge 1/13/98
G11-5 (CA) Inventory Marker 11/15/71
G11-6 (CA) Inventory Marker 3/28/83
G11-7 (CA) Inventory Marker 3/2/95
G11-8 (CA) Memorial Bridge 1/13/98
G11-9 (CA) Memorial Bridge 1/13/98
G11-10 (CA) Inventory Marker 9/27/00
G12-1 (CA) Memorial Sign (1-Line) 9/12/08
G12-2 (CA) Memorial Sign (2-Line) 9/12/08
G13-1 (CA) Historical Landmark 11/15/71
G13-2 (CA) Historical Landmark 11/15/94
G14 (CA) Advance Historical Landmark 5/12/72
G15 (CA) POINT OF HISTORICAL INTEREST 11/15/71
G16 (CA) Mountain Pass Elevation 11/15/71
G17 (CA) Elevation 11/15/71
G20-1 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 11/15/71
G20-3 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 11/15/71
G20-5 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 11/15/71
G20-7 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 7/15/73
G20-9 (CA) HOV Advance Lane Assignment 1/13/12
G21-1 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 11/15/71
G21-3 (CA) Advance Lane Assignment 11/15/71
G22 (CA) Advance Turn 11/15/71
G23-1 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G23-2 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G23-3 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G23-4 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G23-5 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G23-6 (CA) Interchange Sequence 11/15/71
G24-1 (CA) Pull-Through 11/15/71
G24-3 (CA) Pull-Through 11/15/71
G24-4 (CA) Pull-Through 11/15/71
G24-5 (CA) Pull-Through 11/15/71
G24-6 (CA) Pull-Through 11/15/71
G26-1 (CA) U.S. Route Shield (English units) 6/3/02
G26-1 (CA) U.S. Route Shield (Metric units) 6/3/02
G26-2 (CA) U.S. Route Marker 6/3/02
G27-1 (CA) Interstate Route Shield 8/27/93
G27-2 (CA) Interstate Route Marker 8/27/93
G28-1 (CA) State Route Shield 11/15/71
G28-2 (CA) State Route Marker 11/15/71
G30 (CA) Scenic Route 11/15/71
G30A (CA) Scenic Route 11/15/71
G30B (CA) Scenic Route 8/24/71
G32 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G33 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G33-1 (CA) Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G34 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G35 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G36 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G37 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G38 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G43 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G44 (CA) * Directional Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G45 (CA) * Advance Turn Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G46 (CA) * Advance Turn Arrow Auxiliary 3/22/91
G47 (CA) NORTH 1/13/12
G48 (CA) SOUTH 1/13/12
G49 (CA) EAST 1/13/12
G50 (CA) WEST 1/13/12
G51 (CA) * TEMPORARY 11/15/71
G53 (CA) * ALTERNATE 3/22/76
G55 (CA) * BUSINESS 11/15/71
G56 (CA) * JCT 11/15/71
G57 (CA) * END 11/15/71
G58 (CA) Next Right/Left 3/22/91
G59 (CA) * TO 11/15/71
G66-11 (CA) Methanol Fuel 12/14/87
G66-11A (CA) METHANOL 1/15/98
G66-12A (CA) DIESEL 1/15/98
G66-21 (CA) ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION 7/21/97
G66-21A (CA) Distance with Arrow 7/21/97
G66-22A (CA) Compressed Natural Gas 12/1/99
G66-22B (CA) Liquefied Natural Gas 12/1/99
G66-22C (CA) Biodiesel 1/21/10
G66-22D (CA) BIODIESEL 1/21/10
G66-22E (CA) Ethanol E85 1/21/10
G66-22F (CA) ETHANOL 1/21/10
G66-22G (CA) Hydrogen 1/21/10
G66-22H (CA) HYDROGEN 1/21/10
G66-22J (CA) Alternative ALT 1/21/10
G66-22K (CA) Alternative Fuels 1/21/10
G66-55 (CA) STAA Truck Service 12/5/89
G66-56 (CA) STAA Truck Terminal Access 12/5/89
G66-56A (CA) NEXT EXIT OK 6/17/87
G66-57 (CA) Highway Patrol 11/10/86
G66-58 (CA) BRAKE CHECK AREA 3/22/91
G66-59 (CA) BRAKE CHECK AREA with Arrow 3/22/91
G66-60 (CA) BRAKE CHECK AREA (X MILE) 3/22/91
G66-61 (CA) Sheriff 1/13/12
G66-62 (CA) Police 2/23/95
G68 (CA) DIVIDED ROAD (X MILES AHEAD) 5/14/71
G69 (CA) PASSING LANE (X MILES) or AHEAD 7/21/98
G70-2 (CA) Single Line Exit XX 4/20/06
G70-3 (CA) Single Line Exit XXXX 4/20/06
G70-4 (CA) Two Line Exit XX 4/20/06
G70-5 (CA) Two Line Exit XXXX 4/20/06
G72 (CA) National/State Park (X MILES) 12/28/78
G76 (CA) ROUTE ____ BUSINESS 11/15/71
G77-1 (CA) Interchange Guide 11/15/71
G77-4 (CA) Interchange Guide 10/19/73
G77-7 (CA) Interchange Guide 11/15/71
G77A (CA) Interchange Guide 6/17/87
G78-1 (CA) Interchange Guide 10/19/73
G78-4 (CA) Interchange Guide 7/25/72
G79 (CA) REST AREA (X MILE) 4/15/05
G79A (CA) NEXT REST (X MILE) 4/15/05
G80A (CA) * REST AREA 11/15/71
G80B (CA) PATROLLED BY HIGHWAY PATROL 11/8/01
G81-21 (CA) TOURIST INFORMATION 5/14/85
G81-24 (CA) TOURIST INFORMATION 5/14/85
G81-52 (CA) LP GAS 1/15/92
G81-61 (CA) EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1 12/5/89
G81-62 (CA) EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1 3/25/88
G81-63 (CA) VENDING MACHINES 9/1/93
G81-64A (CA) WHEN FLASHING 11/26/01
G81-65 (CA) Radio-Recreation Information 3/9/01
G81-66 (CA) REPORT DRUNK DRIVERS CALL 911 1/21/10
G82 (CA) FREEWAY with Arrow 7/9/96
G83-1 (CA) Advance Guide 6/8/01
G83-2 (CA) Advance Guide 6/8/01
G83-4 (CA) Exit Numbered Advance Guide 4/20/06
G83-5 (CA) Exit Numbered Advance Guide 4/20/06
G83-6 (CA) HOV Advance Guide 1/13/12
G84 (CA) EXIT with Arrow 8/26/02
G84-2 (CA) EXIT (XX) with Arrow 4/20/06
G84-3 (CA) EXIT (XXXX) with Arrow 3/9/09
G85-1 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-2 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-3 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-4 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-5 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-6 (CA) Exit Direction 6/8/01
G85-10 (CA) Exit Numbered Exit Direction 4/20/06
G85-11 (CA) Exit Numbered Exit Direction 4/20/06
G85-12 (CA) HOV Exit Direction 1/13/12
G86-1 (CA) Supplemental Destination 6/17/87
G86-3 (CA) Supplemental Destination 6/8/01
G86-5 (CA) Supplemental Destination 6/8/01
G86-7 (CA) Supplemental Destination 6/8/01
G86-11 (CA) Historic District Supplemental Destination 2/10/99
G86-12 (CA) Exit Numbered Supplemental Destination 4/20/06
G86-13 (CA) Exit Numbered Supplemental Destination 4/20/06
G86-14 (CA) Veterans National Cemetery Sign 9/12/08
G86-15 (CA) HOV Supplemental Destination 1/13/12
G87 (CA) NEXT X EXITS 11/15/71
G92 (CA) FREEWAY ENTRANCE 1/15/92
G92-1 (CA) CARPOOL LANE ENTRANCE 1/13/12
G93C (CA) Bike PARKING 12/4/80
G94 Grid (CA) Airport Symbol Grid 8/16/00
G94-1 (CA) Conventional Airport 12/5/89
G95A (CA) PARK & RIDE 1/19/10
G95B (CA) PARK & RIDE NEXT RIGHT 1/19/10
G95B-1 (CA) Park & Ride Courtesy Plaque 9/9/91
G95D (CA) BUS SERVICE Plaque 6/17/87
G95E (CA) Park & Ride Plaque 1/19/10
G95F (CA) Train Station NEXT RIGHT 1/25/95
G95G (CA) Specific Train Station NEXT RIGHT 1/25/95
G96 (CA) Light Rail Station 3/22/91
G96A (CA) TROLLEY Plaque 7/12/91
G97A (CA) AMTRAK 11/23/99
G98 (CA) Intersection Number 9/12/08
G200-80 (CA) Golf Course 1/15/92
G200-81 (CA) * Wildlife Viewing 6/19/92
G200-81A (CA) WILDLIFE VIEWING 6/19/92
G200-81B (CA) * Wildlife Viewing Symbol Grid 6/19/92
G200-82 (CA) Botanical Management Area 5/8/97
G200-82A (CA) BOTANICAL MANAGEMENT AREA 5/8/97
   
2012 California Special Guide (SG) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
SG1 (CA) Named State Highway 11/21/74
SG2 (CA) EL CAMINO REAL 11/21/74
SG2A (CA) HISTORIC EL CAMINO REAL 6/18/03
SG8 (CA) NO PICKUPS 2/3/95
SG19 (CA) Carpool Information 8/17/09
SG20 (CA) Park & Ride Facility/Carpool Information 8/17/09
SG25 (CA) Call Box 12/26/96
SG25A (CA) Call Box Adoption Plaque 5/5/98
SG26 (CA) Caltrans Facility Entrance 8/22/78
SG28 (Lt) (CA) Coastal Access 4/4/03
SG28 (Rt) (CA) Coastal Access 4/4/03
SG28Grid (CA) Coastal Access Symbol Grid 4/4/03
SG30 (CA) SNO-PARK X MILE 6/11/85
SG31 (CA) SNO-PARK NEXT RIGHT 6/11/85
SG32 (CA) SNO-PARK with Arrow 6/11/85
SG33 (CA) SNO-PARK with Arrow 6/11/85
SG34 (CA) SNO-PARK 6/11/85
SG35 (CA) PERMIT REQUIRED 6/11/85
SG35-1 (CA) PERMIT REQUIRED NOV 1 TO MAY 30 6/11/85
SG38 (CA) CAL FIRE STATION NEXT RIGHT 1/21/10
SG39 (CA) CAL FIRE STATION with Arrow 1/21/10
SG41 (CA) END CALL BOXES 12/5/89
SG42-1 (CA) Single-Exit Interhange (One Service) Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-2 (CA) Single-Exit Interhange (One Service) Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-3 (CA) Double-Exit Interhange Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-4 (CA) Specific Service Ramp 7/10/03
SG42-5 (CA) Specific Service Ramp 7/10/03
SG42-6 (CA) Single-Exit Interhange (Two Services) Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-7 (CA) Single-Exit Interhange (Two Services) Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-8 (CA) Specific Service Ramp 7/10/03
SG42-9 (CA) Single-Exit Interchange (One Service) Mainline 1/13/12
SG42-10 (CA) Single-Exit Interhange (One Service) Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-11 (CA) Double-Exit Interhange Mainline 7/10/03
SG42-12 (CA) Specific Service Ramp 7/10/03
SG44-1 (CA) Tourist Oriented Directional Sign (TODS) 5/20/04
SG44-2 (CA) Tourist Oriented Directional Sign (TODS) 5/20/04
SG44A (CA) TODS Logo - Bed & Breakfast 3/13/97
SG44C (CA) TODS Logo - Fuel 3/13/97
SG44D (CA) TODS Logo - Food 3/13/97
SG44E (CA) TODS Logo - Lodging 3/13/97
SG44F (CA) TODS Logo - Trailer Park 3/13/97
SG44G (CA) TODS Logo - Winery 3/13/97
SG44H (CA) TODS Logo - Gift Shop 3/13/97
SG44J (CA) TODS Logo - Camp Grounds/Trailer Park 3/13/97
SG44K (CA) TODS Logo - Art Studio 3/13/97
SG45 (CA) Bicycle Route Number Marker 4/23/96
SG47A (CA) CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTER X MILES 11/2/00
SG47B (CA) CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTER NEXT RIGHT 11/2/00
SG47C (CA) CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTER with Arrow 11/2/00
SG47D (CA) CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTER X MILES with Arrow 11/2/00
SG47E (CA) California Welcome Center Symbol Grid 11/2/00
SG49A (CA) TRAVEL INFO CALL 511 4/28/04
SG49B (CA) Travel Info Call 511 Symbol Grid 4/28/04
SG60 (CA) POST OFFICE with Arrow 1/21/10
   
2012 California Special Information (S) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
S1-1 (CA) STATE PROPERTY 11/21/74
S2 (CA) Inventory Marker (Survey) 3/11/83
S3-1 (CA) FREEWAY - ACCESS RIGHTS RESTRICTED ON THIS SECTION OF THE HIGHWAY 11/21/74
S8 (CA) STATE PROPERTY - NO DUMPING - NO PARKING - NO TRESPASSING 12/5/89
S9 (CA) Fire Hydrant Street Name 10/3/88
S10 (CA) Fire Hydrant with Distance and Arrow 12/5/89
S12 (CA) OHV TRAIL 2/1/90
S17 (CA) Bicycle Route Name Marker 8/1/91
S18 (CA) Historic Route 1/22/99
S19 (CA) Opposite Sex Attendant 11/9/92
S20 (CA) STATE PROPERTY - ANY PERSON REMOVING OR MOLESTING SAME WILL BE PROSECUTED 9/1/93
S21 (CA) Weigh Station Repair Service Plaque 7/13/93
S22 (CA) NO LOITERING, CAMPING, VENDING OR PARKING OF VEHICLES 30 FEET OR LONGER 5/24/93
S22-1 (CA) VEHICLE INSPECTION ONLY, NO LOITERING OR CAMPING 9/12/08
S23 (CA) Rest Area/Vista Point 8 Hour Parking 12/16/93
S24 (CA) NO SOLICITING 2/4/94
S25 (CA) Historic Route 99 6/9/99
S26 (CA) Rattlesnakes Caution 5/23/94
S27 (CA) Caltrans CONSTRUCTION FIELD OFFICE 5/24/94
S28 (CA) USING RECLAIMED WATER 2/3/95
S29 (CA) Historic Bridge - 2 Lines 12/28/00
S29-1 (CA) Historic Bridge - 3 Lines 12/28/00
S29-2 (CA) Advance Historic Bridge 12/28/00
S30-1 (CA) DAYLIGHT HEADLIGHT SECTION 1/29/96
S30-2 (CA) TURN ON HEADLIGHTS NEXT X MILES 1/29/96
S30-3 (CA) END DAYLIGHT HEADLIGHT SECTION 1/29/96
S30-4 (CA) TURN ON HEADLIGHTS 1/29/96
S30-5 (CA) CHECK HEADLIGHTS 1/29/96
S32 (CA) Adopt-A-Highway 3/23/09
S32A (CA) Adopt-A-Highway Symbol 3/23/09
S32B (CA) Adopt-A-Highway Recognition Panel 1/13/12
S32-1 (CA) Litter Removal 1/26/99
S32-2 (CA) Wildflower Planting 2/10/99
S32-3 (CA) Tree Planting 1/17/01
S32-4 (CA) Graffiti Removal 1/17/01
S32-5 (CA) Vegetation Control 1/17/01
S33 Safety Corridor Sign (for Safety Awareness Zones) 1/21/10
S34 (CA) Highway Patrol PARKING ONLY 3/21/03
S35 (CA) PLEASE DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE 12/19/01
S35-1 (CA) IN MEMORY OF XXX - 1 PERSON 12/19/01
S35-2 (CA) IN MEMORY OF XXX - 2 PERSONS 12/19/01
S35-3 (CA) IN MEMORY OF XXX - 3 PERSONS 12/19/01
S36 (CA) Watershed Boundary 3/5/09
S36A (CA) ENTERING 3/5/09
S36B (CA) LEAVING 3/5/09
   
2012 California Regulatory (R) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
R2-4 (CA) Speed Zone Ahead 6/01/04
R3 (CA) End Speed Limit 1/17/08
R3-1ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R3-1 sign) 1/13/12
R3-2 ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R3-2 sign) 1/13/12
R3-4 ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R3-4 sign) 1/13/12
R3-18 ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R3-18 sign) 1/13/12
R3-27 ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R3-27 sign) 1/13/12
R5-1 ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R5-1 sign) 1/13/12
R5-1a ABO Activated Blank-Out Sign (based on Federal MUTCD R5-1a sign) 1/13/12
R6-3 (CA) TRUCKS, 3 ALXELS OR MORE 55 MAXIMUM 10/10/03
R6-3A (CA) TRUCKS 3 AXLES OR MORE RIGHT 2 LANES ONLY 4/15/05
R6-4 (CA) ALL VEHICLES WHEN TOWING 55 MAXIMUM 10/10/03
R6-4A (CA) ALL VEHICLES WHEN TOWING RIGHT 2 LANES ONLY 4/15/05
R11 (CA) * DO NOT ENTER 3/22/91
R11A (CA) * WRONG WAY 7/23/81
R13A (CA) No Right Turn on Red 8/1/03
R13B (CA) No Left Turn on Red 8/1/03
R18A (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) LANE MUST EXIT 2/3/99
R18B (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) LANE FREEWAY ONLY 7/15/96
R20-1 (CA) No Trucks Variable Message 1/21/10
R20A (CA) Weight Limit 2/11/74
R20D-1 (CA) Truck Exclusion Plaques 7/16/98
R20D-2 (CA) Truck Exclusion Plaques 7/16/98
R20D-3 (CA) Truck Exclusion Plaques 7/16/98
R20D-4 (CA) Truck Exclusion Plaques 7/16/98
R20H (CA) Truck Length Limit 4/16/99
R20-1A (CA) NEXT RIGHT Plaque 6/1/04
R21 (CA) Bridge Speed and Weight Limit 11/29/71
R22 (CA) OK TO PARK ON BRIDGE 1/28/72
R23 (CA) NO FISHING (JUMPING) FROM BRIDGE 8/24/98
R24 (CA) PARK PARALLEL 1/28/72
R24A (CA) SCHOOL BUS ONLY w/Double Arrow 2/17/09
R24B (CA) TAXI CAB ONLY w/Double Arrow 2/17/09
R24C (CA) TOUR BUS ONLY w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R24D (CA) MAIL DEPOSIT ONLY w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R24E (CA) BLOCK WHEELS TO CURB 2/17/09
R25 (CA) PARK OFF PAVEMENT 11/29/71
R25A (CA) LOADING ONLY 7AM TO 6PM EXCEPT SUNDAY 30 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25B (CA) Passenger Loading ONLY 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25C (CA) PASSENGER LOADING ONLY 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25D (CA) School Passenger Loading ONLY 7AM TO 4PM SCHOOL DAYS 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25E (CA) PASSENGER LOADING ONLY 7AM TO 4PM SCHOOL DAYS 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25F (CA) School Bus Passenger Loading ONLY w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25H (CA) Tour Bus Passenger Loading ONLY w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R25J (CA) CAR SHARE PARKING ONLY PERMIT REQUIRED w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R26 (CA) NO PARKING ANY TIME 3/22/91
R26(S) (CA) NO STOPPING ANY TIME 3/22/91
R26A (CA) NO PARKING ANY TIME 1/28/72
R26A(S) (CA) NO STOPPING ANY TIME 1/28/72
R26F (CA) NO STOPPING FIRE LANE 2/24/86
R26K (CA) Tow-Away No Parking 1/13/12
R26L (CA) Tow-Away NO STOPPING ANY TIME 1/13/12
R27 (CA) NO PARKING ON BRIDGE 3/22/91
R27A (CA) NO PARKING ON BRIDGE 1/28/72
R28 (CA) NO PARKING ANY TIME with Arrow 7/13/93
R28(S) (CA) NO STOPPING ANY TIME with Arrow 7/13/93
R28A (CA) NO PARKING ANY TIME with Arrow 7/13/93
R28A(S) (CA) NO STOPPING ANY TIME with Arrow 7/13/93
R28C (CA) NO STOPPING BUS ONLY w/ Arrow 2/17/09
R28D (CA) NO PARKING VEHICLES OVER 6' HIGH w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R28D(S) (CA) NO STOPPING VEHICLES OVER 6' HIGH w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R28E (CA) NO PUBLIC PARKING SUBJECT TO CITATION AND REMOVAL AT OWNER'S EXPENSE 2/17/09
R28F (CA) No Parking VEHICLES OVER 5 TONS 2/17/09
R29 (CA) No Stopping/No Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R30 (CA) No Parking Specific Hours 3/22/91
R30A (CA) No Parking Specific Hours 7/13/93
R30B (CA) No Parking 10AM TO 12PM WEDNESDAY STREET SWEEPING 2/17/09
R30C (CA) No Parking 2AM TO 6AM EXCEPT BY PERMIT 2/17/09
R30D (CA) No Parking 2AM TO 6AM CITYWIDE EXCEPT BY PERMIT 2/17/09
R30E (CA) No Parking w/ Double Arrow 1/21/10
R30F (CA) NO STOPPING 7 TO 8 AM 2 TO 3 PM SCHOOL DAYS 1/21/10
R31 (CA) No Parking/Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R31(S) (CA) No Stopping/Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R32 (CA) Limited Hour Parking Specific Hours 3/22/91
R32B (CA) No Parking/Limited Hour Parking Specific Hours 2/4/86
R32C (CA) 2 HOUR PARKING 8AM TO 6PM DISTRICT 7 PERMITS EXEMPT 2/17/09
R32D (CA) 30 MINUTE PARKING 2AM TO 6AM DISTRICT 3 PERMITS EXEMPT 2/17/09
R32E (CA) 2 HOUR PARKING 8AM TO 4PM - PASSENGER LOADING ONLY 4PM TO MIDNIGHT 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R32F (CA) 2 HOUR PARKING 8AM TO 6PM MOTORCYCLE PARKING ONLY w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R33 (CA) NO LEFT TURN Specific Hours 9/26/06
R33A (CA) NO LEFT TURN Specific Hours 9/26/06
R33B (CA) No Left Turn Specific Hours EXCEPT BUSES AND HOV __+ 1/13/12
R33C (CA) No Left Turn WHEN METERED EXCEPT BUSES AND HOV __+ 1/13/12
R36 (CA) Commercial Vehicle Weight Exclusion 11/12/75
R37 (CA) Tow-Away No Stopping/Limited Hour Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R38 (CA) Tow-Away No Parking/Limited Hour Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R38(S) (CA) Tow-Away No Stopping/Limited Hour Parking Specific Hours 1/28/72
R38A (CA) TOW-AWAY NO STOPPING 7AM TO 9AM - PASSENGER LOADING ONLY ALL OTHER TIMES 5 MINUTE LIMIT w/ Double Arrow 2/17/09
R39 (CA) NO PARKING OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLES EXCEPT BY PERMIT  9/12/08
R39-1 (CA) NO DOUBLE PARKING ANYTIME COMMERCIAL VEHICLES INCLUDED 11/21/10
R39-2 (CA) NO DOUBLE PARKING ANYTIME COMMERCIAL VEHICLES INCLUDED 11/21/10
R40 (CA) TWO WAY TRAFFIC AHEAD 1/28/72
R44A (CA) Bike Path Exclusion 3/22/91
R44B (CA) BICYCLES MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES MUST EXIT 12/23/82
R44C (CA) BICYCLES MUST EXIT 12/14/87
R47 (CA) $1000 FINE FOR LITTERING 1/13/12
R47A (CA) $1000 FINE FOR ANIMAL ABANDONMENT 1/13/12
R48 (CA) SPEED ENFORCED BY RADAR 5/20/04
R48-1 (CA) RADAR ENFORCED 6/14/94
R48-2 (CA) SPEED ENFORCED BY AIRCRAFT 6/1/04
R49 (CA) NO PED CROSSING, USE CROSSWALK 11/23/99
R53A (CA) END TRUCK LANE 4/22/81
R53B (CA) TRUCKS RIGHT LANE ONLY 10/3/88
R53D (CA) AUTOS WITH TRAILERS - TRUCKS - PROHIBITED 1/28/83
R53E (CA) END TRUCK LANE CONTROL 10/3/88
R55 (CA) YIELD TO UPHILL TRAFFIC 4/22/81
R57 (CA) BEGIN FREEWAY 5/5/71
R58 (CA) END FREEWAY 11/29/71
R59 (CA) * Mandatory Movement Lane Control 1/3/74
R60A (CA) * Optional Movement Lane Control 6/17/87
R60B (CA) Optional Movement Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-1 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-3 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-5 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-7 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-9 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/25/76
R61-11 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 6/17/87
R61-13 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-15 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-17 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-19 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 5/16/77
R61-22 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-24 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-26 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-28 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-30 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-32 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 10/23/75
R61-34 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/25/76
R61-36 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/25/76
R62A (CA) * PUSH BUTTON FOR WALK SIGNAL 6/20/94
R62B (CA) * PUSH BUTTON FOR GREEN LIGHT 6/20/94
R62C (CA) Bike/Push Button for Green Light 6/20/94
R62D (CA) * Push Button for Walk Signal 6/20/94
R62E (CA) PUSH BUTTON FOR PEDESTRIAN WARNING LIGHTS - CROSS WITH CAUTION 3/3/03
R67 (CA) Two-Way Left Turn Lane 11/16/76
R70 (CA) TRUCKS OK 1/28/72
R73-1 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-2 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-3 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-4 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-5 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-6 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 3/22/91
R73-7 (CA) * LEFT TURN YIELD ON GREEN (Symbolic Green Ball) 7/21/98
R73-8 (CA) Intersection Lane Control 9/25/02
R73-9 (CA) AT SIGNAL 9/26/06
R74 (CA) CHAIN INSTALLATION ONLY 12/23/82
R75 (CA) CHAINS REQUIRED (X MILE (X MILES)) AHEAD 10/11/72
R76 (CA) CHAINS REQUIRED 11/10/86
R76-1 (CA) ON SINGLE AXLE DRIVE VEHICLE WITH TRAILER 10/29/85
R77 (CA) NO EXCEPTIONS 12/5/89
R78 (CA) END CHAIN CONTROL 10/11/72
R79 (CA) AUTOS & PICKUPS SNOW TIRES OK - CARRY CHAINS 10/11/72
R80-1 (CA) 4-W DRIVE WITH SNOW TIRES OK - CARRY CHAINS 12/5/89
R81 (CA) Bike Lane 7/22/94
R81A (CA) BEGIN 3/11/74
R81B (CA) END 3/11/74
R82A (CA) Specific Hours/Days Plaque 12/14/87
R82B (CA) Specific Hours/Days Plaque 8/1/02
R86-3 (CA) LEFT LANE CARPOOLS ONLY Specific Hours/Days 1/13/12
R86-4 (CA) LEFT LANE HOV___+ ONLY 24 HOURS 1/13/12
R87-3 (CA) HOV___+ ONLY Specific Hours/Days 1/13/12
R87-4 (CA) Route Shield HOV___+ ONLY Specific Hours/Days 1/13/12
R87-5 (CA) Route Shield HOV___+ ONLY 24 HOURS 1/13/12
R88 (CA) LEFT (CENTER OR RIGHT) LANE DO NOT STOP (BUSES ONLY) 12/14/87
R89 (CA) 1 CAR (2 CARS) PER GREEN 8/1/03
R89-1 (CA) 1 CAR (2 CARS) PER GREEN EACH LANE 8/1/03
R89-2 (CA) 1 CAR (2 CARS) PER GREEN THIS LANE 8/1/03
R89-3 (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) LANE THIS SIGNAL 8/1/03
R90-1 (CA) ALL VEHICLES STOP ON RED 5/20/04
R91-1 (CA) LEFT (CENTER OR RIGHT) LANE HOV___+ ___ OR MORE ONLY WHEN METERED (24 HOURS) 1/13/12
R91-4 (CA) (HOV) NO TRUCKS 3 AXLES OR MORE - NO VEHICLES WITH TRAILERS 1/13/12
R91B (CA) AUTOS/PICKUPS 2 SEATERS WITH 2 PERSONS OK 9/6/95
R93-2 (CA) HOV___+ IS ___ OR MORE PERSONS PER VEHICLE 1/13/12
R93A (CA) VEHICLES WITH DMV CLEAN AIR DECAL OK 8/1/02
R94 LT (CA) Mandatory/Optional HOV Movement Lane Control 1/13/12
R94 RT (CA) Mandatory/Optional HOV Movement Lane Control 1/13/12
R96B (CA) * USE CROSSWALK 9/1/93
R99 (CA) Accessible Parking Only 7/1/08
R99B (CA) MINIMUM FINE $250 (plaque) 7/1/08
R99C (CA) Accessible Parking Only Minimum Fine $250 7/1/08
R100A (CA) TOW-AWAY SPECIAL PLACARD OR LICENSE PLATE REQUIRED 3/22/79
R100B (CA) Disabled Tow-Away 7/1/08
R101 (CA) PRIVATE ROAD (PRIVATE PROPERTY) VEHICLE CODE ENFORCED 11/10/86
R102 (CA) Hazardous Waste Prohibited 1/31/86
R102A (CA) HAZARDOUS WASTE PROHIBITED 1/31/86
R103 (CA) Hazardous Waste Permitted 1/31/86
R103A (CA) HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMITTED 1/31/86
R104 (CA) Hazardous Material Prohibited 1/31/86
R104A (CA) HAZARDOUS MATERIAL PROHIBITED 1/31/86
R105 (CA) Hazardous Material Permitted 1/31/86
R105A (CA) HAZARDOUS MATERIAL PERMITTED 1/31/86
R107 (CA) Tow-Away NO STOPPING 4 TO 6 PM 1/13/12
R107 GRID (CA) Tow-Away symbol GRID 1/13/12
R108 (CA) No Parking of Vehicles for Sale 1/13/12
R109 (CA) PAY AT STATION 1/13/12
   
2012 California Special Regulatory (SR) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
SR2 (CA) Rest Area Disclaimer 6/17/87
SR4-1 (CA) School Speed Limit Assembly C (CA) 1/13/12
SR6-1 (CA) WAIT HERE UNTIL SCALE CLEAR 11/21/74
SR7-1 (CA) RELEASE BRAKES WHILE ON SCALE 11/21/74
SR8-1 (CA) SET PARKING BRAKES 11/21/74
SR9-1 (CA) LOADED 11/21/74
SR10-1 (CA) EMPTY 11/21/74
SR11-1 (CA) EMPTY 5 MPH 11/21/74
SR12-1 (CA) LOADED 3 MPH 11/21/74
SR13-1 (CA) Theft CHP Plaque 11/21/74
SR15 (CA) Seat Belt 5/20/04
SR15A (CA) SAFETY BELT LAW ENFORCED 12/5/89
SR17 (CA) TRUCKS NOT GIVEN BYPASS SIGNAL MUST ENTER OPEN SCALES 7/15/96
SR18 (CA) NO EXPLOSIVES OR FLAMMABLES 2/4/76
SR19-1 (CA) EXPLOSIVES AND CORROSIVES PROHIBITED WITHOUT PERMIT 11/21/74
SR20-1 (CA) SNOW NOT REMOVED BEYOND HERE 11/21/74
SR22-1 (CA) DUMPING PROHIBITED 3/22/91
SR23-1 (CA) NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE 3/22/91
SR25 (CA) TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL FIREWORKS PROHIBITED 9/12/08
SR26 (CA) DISPLAY OF VEHICLES FOR SALE PROHIBITED 9/12/08
SR27-1 (CA) ONE LANE BRIDGE FOR TRUCKS AND BUSES 11/21/74
SR39A (CA) LEFT TURN ON GREEN ARROW ONLY - NO U TURN 9/26/06
SR39A(U) (CA) LEFT OR U TURN ON GREEN ARROW ONLY 12/5/89
SR40 (CA) Width Limit 9/30/81
SR41 (CA) ALL BUSES STOP AT SCALES 7/31/84
SR42 (CA) ALL BUSES with Arrow 7/31/84
SR43 (CA) GOLF CARTS OK DAYLIGHT HOURS 2/24/86
SR44 (CA) Bus and Truck Registration 3/17/94
SR46 (CA) EMERGENCY ACCESS KEEP CLEAR 12/5/89
SR47 (CA) OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLES COMBINED USE NEXT (X) MILES 2/1/90
SR48 (CA) NO OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLES BEYOND THIS POINT 2/1/90
SR49 (CA) TOW-AWAY NO PARKING WHEN SNOW REMOVAL CONDITIONS EXIST 9/10/91
SR50-1 (CA) HOV VIOLATION $___ MINIMUM FINE 1/13/12
SR50-2 (CA) HOV VIOLATION $___ MINIMUM FINE 1/13/12
SR53 (CA) SPECIAL DRIVING ZONE BEGINS HERE - DOUBLE FINE ZONE 11/29/95
SR54 (CA) DOUBLE FINE ZONE 11/29/95
SR55 (CA) SPECIAL DRIVING ZONE ENDS HERE 11/29/95
SR56 (CA) Traffic Signal PHOTO ENFORCED 11/1/96
SR57 (CA) ALL TRUCKS - 2 AXLE AND MORE - STOP AT SCALE 8/1/03
SR58 (CA) RED LIGHT VIOLATION $____ MINIMUM FINE 5/12/03
SR60-1 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUS LANE AHEAD 1/21/10
SR60-2 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUS LANE AHEAD ON X ST. 1/21/10
SR60-3 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUSES TAXIS ONLY 6AM - 9PM MON - FRI 1/21/10
SR60-4 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUSES TAXIS ONLY 24 HOURS 1/13/12
SR60-5 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUSES ONLY 24 HOURS 1/13/12
SR60-6 (CA) RIGHT LANE TRAINS RIGHT TURNS ONLY 24 HOURS 1/13/12
SR60-7 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUS LANE ENDS 1/21/10
SR60-8 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUSES TAXIS ONLY 6AM - 9PM MON – FRI w/Downward Arrow 1/21/10
SR60-9 (CA) RIGHT LANE BUSES TAXIS ONLY 24 HOURS w/Downward Arrow 1/13/12
SR61 (CA) MINOR CRASH NO INJURIES – SAFELY MOVE VEHICLES FROM TRAVEL LANES 1/13/12
SR62 (CA) NO IDLING COMMERCIAL VEHICLES AND ALL BUSES 1/13/12
SR63 (CA) NO IDLING All Buses and Commercial Vehicles 1/13/12
SR63 GRID (CA) NO IDLING Vehicles GRID 1/13/12
   
2012 California Temporary Traffic Control (C) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
C2 (CA) ROAD (BRIDGE, RAMP, STREET) CLOSED 9/16/05
C9A (CA) Flagger Symbol 3/22/91
C9B (CA) Flagger Symbol Grid 3/22/91
C11 (CA) * ROAD WORK NEXT XX MILES 3/22/91
C12 (CA) NARROW LANE(S) 10/8/99
C14 (CA) * END ROAD WORK 4/31/82
C17 (CA) Road Work/Speed Limit 3/4/11
C19 (CA) ROAD (RAMP) CLOSED AHEAD 4/6/78
C20 (CA) RIGHT LANE CLOSED AHEAD 1/30/95
C20A (CA) LEFT Plaque 5/12/72
C20B (CA) Numeral Plaque 2/3/95
C23 (CA) ROAD (RAMP) WORK AHEAD 7/30/82
C23B (CA) ROAD (STREET) WORK Informational Plaque 8/25/00
C24 (CA) SHOULDER WORK AHEAD 6/13/80
C26 (CA) * PILOT CAR FOLLOW ME 1/12/72
C27 (CA) OPEN TRENCH 6/13/80
C28C (CA) Handle for C28A and C28B Slow/Stop Paddle
(For paddle sign specs, see FHWA Standard Highway Signs Book, under the "WARNING SIGNS" pdf. They are uncoded specs, but labeled as SLOW PADDLE and STOP PADDLE on pages 2-164 and 2-165.)
1/22/08
C29 (CA) XXX FT 4/13/71
C30 (CA) LANE CLOSED 2/7/84
C30A (CA) SHOULDER CLOSED 2/7/84
C31A (CA) NO SHOULDER 6/23/83
C37 (CA) TRAFFIC CONTROL - WAIT AND FOLLOW PILOT CAR 5/17/06
C38 (CA) USE NEXT EXIT 12/23/82
C40 (CA) TRAFFIC FINES DOUBLED IN CONSTRUCTION ZONES 7/28/99
C40A (CA) TRAFFIC FINES DOUBLED IN WORK ZONES 3/22/01
C43 (CA) FRESH CONCRETE 1/13/12
C44 (CA) TRUCKS ENTERING EXITING 1/21/10
   
2012 California Special Temporary Traffic Control (SC) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
SC3 (CA) DETOUR with Arrow 5/4/98
SC5 (CA) SPECIAL EVENT AHEAD 9/26/86
SC6A (CA) Day/Month Plaque 3/28/01
SC6B (CA) Time Plaque 3/28/01
SC6-3 (CA) RAMP CLOSED (Not more than one day) 3/27/01
SC6-4 (CA) RAMP CLOSED (More than one day) 3/27/01
SC7 (CA) RAMP CLOSED, USE RAMP AT ___ 9/1/93
SC8 (CA) ___ EXIT - RAMP CLOSED 9/1/93
SC9 (CA) DETOUR with Arrow 1/21/10
SC10 (CA) LANE CLOSED AHEAD 12/18/98
SC11 (CA) LANE CLOSED 8/9/93
SC12 (CA) * SLOW TRAFFIC AHEAD 9/15/98
SC13 (CA) DO NOT PASS 8/9/93
SC15 (CA) CAUTION 12/2/93
SC18 (CA) EXIT with Arrow 1/21/10
SC19 (CA) Slow For The Cone Zone 12/13/10
SC20 (CA) SLOW FOR THE CONE ZONE 1/21/10
SC21 (CA) CAUTION FREQUENT STOPPING AND BACKING STAY BACK 100 FEET 1/21/10
   
2012 California Warning (W) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
W4-1 (CA) Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-4 (CA) * Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-7 (CA) * Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-10 (CA) Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-14 (CA) Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-18 (CA) Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W4-22 (CA) Combination Turn/Advisory Speed 4/11/05
W11-1 (CA) (HOV) Lane Reduction 8/1/02
W20 (CA) Weight Limit 6/17/87
W20A (CA) Weight Limit 6/17/87
W29A (CA) * ___ % GRADE Plaque 3/22/91
W29B (CA) * ___ % GRADE Plaque 3/22/91
W29C (CA) * TRUCKS USE LOWER GEAR Plaque 11/2/81
W30 (CA) * RUNAWAY TRUCK RAMP (X MILE) 10/10/84
W30A (CA) * RUNAWAY TRUCK RAMP Arrow 11/10/86
W30B (CA) DEEP GRAVEL 7/31/87
W30C (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) EXIT 6/17/87
W31 (CA) END 2/7/72
W31A (CA) ROAD ENDS ___ FT 6/13/80
W34A (CA) Distance Ahead Plaque 4/4/00
W34C (CA) CAUTION VERTICAL CLEARANCE ___' ___" Arrow 5/31/00
W38 (CA) SLIDE AREA 5/21/71
W44A (CA) TWO WAY TRAFFIC Plaque 6/23/83
W46 (CA) * EXEMPT 12/7/77
W46A (CA) EXEMPT 2W-5.1-C 4/31/82
W47 (CA) * Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Advance Warning 12/21/99
W48 (CA) Number of Tracks 5/21/71
W50-1 (CA) Rock Slide Area 1/22/96
W51 (CA) SLOW TRUCKS 5/21/71
W55 (CA) FLOODED 7/14/87
W59-1 (CA) (HOV) Merge 8/1/02
W61 Series (CA) Lane Drop Panels (Includes W61A(CA) through W61H(CA)) 2/19/08
W69 (CA) END FREEWAY (X MILE) 3/76
W70 (CA) CROSS TRAFFIC AHEAD 3/76
W71 (CA) * Next distance Plaque 1/15/92
W72B (CA) (HOV) Advisory Exit(Ramp) Speed 8/1/02
W73 (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) LANE EXITS AHEAD 7/15/96
W73A (CA) RIGHT (LEFT) LANE TURNS RIGHT (LEFT) AHEAD 7/15/96
W74 (CA) THRU TRAFFIC MERGE LEFT (RIGHT) 10/3/88
W74-1 (CA) (HOV) THRU TRAFFIC MERGE LEFT (RIGHT) 8/1/02
W79A (CA) * SHARE THE ROAD 5/4/99
W82 (CA) Light Rail Transit (Trolley) Crossing 2/20/96
W82-1 (CA) Light Rail Transit (Trolley) Crossing / LOOK BOTH WAYS 2/20/96
W83 (CA) PASS WITH CARE 7/16/98
Type N (CA) Object Marker 7/23/98
Type P (CA) Object Marker 8/27/79
Type R (CA) Object Marker 2/7/84
   
2012 California Special Warning (SW) Sign Specs
*Signs marked with a red asterisk are unofficially reinstated for use in lieu of the federal equivalent sign, due to limitations in size, color, or alternate message options.
CA Code Sign Description Date
SW4-1 (CA) WATCH DOWNHILL SPEED 3/22/91
SW17-1 (CA) TRAILERS-CAMPERS-GUSTY WIND AREA NEXT ___ MILES 12/16/93
SW22-1 (CA) WINDING LEVEE ROAD 1/5/94
SW22-1A (CA) Speed/Distance Plaque 1/5/94
SW24-1 (CA) School Crosswalk Warning Assembly A (CA) 1/13/12
SW24-2 (CA) School Crosswalk Warning Assembly B (CA) 1/13/12
SW24-3 (CA) School Advance Warning Assembly D (CA) 1/13/12
SW26 (CA) SIGNAL/STOP AHEAD Arrow 2/7/84
SW32 (CA) DRIFTING SAND 6/23/83
SW35 (CA) FLASH FLOOD AREA 6/23/83
SW36 (CA) END FREEWAY 6/23/83
SW37 (CA) TUNNEL 6/23/83
SW38 (CA) DEAF CHILDREN NEAR 2/7/84
SW41 (CA) SNOW SLIDE AREA 8/7/84
SW44 (CA) Downward Arrow 2/24/86
SW46 (CA) WATCH FOR SNOW SLIPPERY 12/5/89
SW47 (CA) OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLES 2/1/90
SW48 (CA) TRACTOR-SEMIS OVER (X FEET) KINGPIN TO REAR AXLE NOT ADVISED 5/4/90
SW48-1 (CA) NEXT RIGHT 7/9/96
SW49 (CA) PLAYGROUND 21/10/90
SW50 (CA) SENIOR CITIZEN FACILITY 1/4/91
SW52 (CA) EMERGENCY VEHICLES 8/6/92
SW54 (CA) (HOV) Lane Selection (Left or Right Arrow) 11/1/96
SW54-1 (CA) (HOV) Lane Selection (Left or Right and Vertical Arrow) 5/20/04
SW54C (CA) HOV 2+ IS 2 OR MORE PER VEHICLES WHEN METERED 1/13/12
SW58 (CA) WATCH FOR SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT 8/30/02
SW59 (CA) Migrating Bears 8/5/03
SW59Grid (CA) Migrating Bears Symbol Grid 8/5/03
SW60 (CA) WATCH FOR STOPPED VEHICLES 1/21/10
SW100 (CA) Diamond Blanks 36" to 96" 3/22/91
   
2010 CA MUTCD Cross-Reference Sign Code Lists
  Sign Categories Date
1. Regulatory (Sorted by California Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2B-101 (CA) 1/21/10
2. Regulatory (Sorted by MUTCD Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2B-102 (CA) 1/21/10
3. Warning (Sorted by California Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2C-101 (CA) 1/21/10
4. Warning (Sorted by MUTCD Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2C-102 (CA) 1/21/10
5. Guide (Sorted by California Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2D-101 (CA) 1/21/10
6. Guide (Sorted by MUTCD Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 2D-102 (CA) 1/21/10
7. Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) (Sorted by California Code) - CA MUTCD 2010 Table 6F-101 (CA)
Note: TTC related MUTCD signs are categorized as "Warning".
1/21/10

2010 CA MUTCD Deleted Signs Lists
  Description Date
1. CA MUTCD 2010 Figure I-101(CA) & Table I-101(CA) Deleted California Signs with Target Compliance Dates 1/21/10
2. CA MUTCD 2010 Table I-102(CA) Deleted California Signs - No Target Compliance Dates 1/21/10
3. CA MUTCD 2010 Table I-103(CA) Deleted MUTCD Signs - No Target Compliance Dates 1/21/10

Caltrans Sign Specifications Appendix
  Description Date
1. Standard Arrow Detail for Regulatory & Warning Signs 2/20/08
2. Blank Standards (3/8” Bolt Holes) 2/20/08
3. Standard Arrows for Diagrammatic Signs 2/20/08
4. Standard Arrows for Directional Signs 2/20/08
5. Distance Details 2/20/08