This handbook summarizes some guidelines listed in the MUTCD. It is directed to state and local government road and street departments, utilities, companies performing construction by permit, and any other entity providing maintenance or construction on a public roadway. It contains basic principles, a description of the standard traffic control devices used in work areas, guidelines for the application of the devices, and typical application diagrams. Also, information concerning proper flagging is presented. The guide gives the basic principles and provides examples for the design, application, installation, and maintenance of the various types of traffic control devices used in temporary traffic control or for incident management.