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Construction and Maintenance Signs

Construction and Maintenance Signs

Construction and Maintenance Signs

These signs are usually orange, and diamond-shaped with a black border and black letters or symbols. These signs warn drivers of unusual temporary road work such as construction zones and lane closures.

Traffic Control Person Ahead

TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSON AHEAD* BE PREPARED TO TOP FOR INSTRUCTIONS

Survey Crew Ahead

SURVEY CREW AHEAD*

Men at Work

HIGHWAY WORKERS*

*The presence of one of the above three signs designates the start of the work zone. The Highway worker’s sign may or may not have a WORKERS PRESENT tab as illustrated. In the work zone, drivers must slow to the posted speed throughout the entire zone and 60 km/h or less when passing a worker, flag person, or equipment occupied by a worker. Some cities have bylaws requiring drivers to obey work zone speed limits through the entire construction area. Please be familiar with the bylaws in your area.

Truck Entrance Left Right

TRUCK ENTRANCE LEFT/RIGHT

Overhead Lines

BE PREPARED TO STOP IF YOU ARE DRIVING A VEHICLE WITH A HIGH LOAD

Construction Ahead

CONSTRUCTION AHEAD THIS SIGN INDICATES YOU ARE ENTERING A CONSTRUCTION ZONE. DRIVE WITH EXTRA CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR CHANGES IN THE SPEED LIMIT

Be Prepared to Stop

BE PREPARED TO STOP

Pavement Drop Off

PAVEMENT DROP OFF

This sign warns motorists that they are on or approaching a section of roadway where either the adjacent lane or shoulder or both are lower or higher than the motorist’s travel lane

Detour D1

Follow detour marker until you return to regular route.

Two Lanes Merge Ahead

Construction work one kilometer ahead

Double Reverse Curve

TEMPORARILY DETOUR FROM NORMAL TRAFFIC ROUTE

Flashing Lights on the Arrows

FLASHING LIGHTS ON THE ARROWS SHOW THE DIRECTION TO FOLLOW

Rough Highway Road

Pavement has been milled or grooved. Your vehicle’s stopping ability may be affected so obey the speed limit and drive with extra caution. Motorcyclists may experience reduced traction on these surfaces.

Merge Lane

Lane ahead is closed for roadwork. Obey the speed limit and merge with traffic in the open lane.

Overhead Lines

Closed lane. Adjust speed to merge with traffic in lane indicated by arrow.

When Flashing

Do not pass the pilot vehicle or pace vehicle bearing this sign.

Slow

Reduce speed and be prepared to stop.

Construction Zone

You are entering a construction zone. Drive with extra caution and be prepared for a lower speed limit.

Speed Fines

Enforces doubling the HTA fines for speeding in a designated construction zone when there are workers present.