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Intelligent Transportation Systems Policy & Guidelines

Variable Message Signs (VMS)

Variable Message Sign Usage Policy (.pdf)
This document is CDOT’s policy regarding the use of Variable Message Signs (VMS) in accordance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and the document “CDOT Guidelines on Variable Message Signs.

CDOT Guidelines on Variable Message Signs (VMS) (.pdf)
These guidelines are used by the Colorado Department of Transportation to ensure messages are used to inform and direct motorists of variable situations in a consistent and orderly manner.

ITS Projects

Design Guidelines for Including ITS in Projects (.xls)
To be used to assist designers who are developing Intelligent Transportation Systems for highway projects.

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