Virginia Work Area Protection Manual: Standards and Guidelines for Temporary Traffic Control
This Manual contains Virginia’s version of Part 6 of the 2009 MUTCD and is referred to as the “Virginia Work Area Protection
Manual, 2011 Edition.” This Manual is issued to promote a uniform standard of traffic control associated with SPECIAL EVENTS,
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT, and WORK AREA PROTECTION along the highways of Virginia. The Standard, Guidance, Option, and Support material described in this edition of Part 6 to the 2009 MUTCD provide the transportation professional with the information needed to make appropriate decisions regarding the use of traffic control devices on streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public travel.