Find answers, procedures and resources to design the Vertical Clearance Gauge Sign to Florida Department of Tranportation (FDOT) recommended standards.
Sign Design Software:
Note: The Engineering CADD Systems Office (ECSO) has developed a procedure and resources for detailing these signs with the GuidSIGN application. If another application is used or the details are created manually, the detail sheets shall conform to the requirements of the Structures Detailing Manual, Chapter 24.
Panel Width and Gauge detail:
Vertical Clearance Gauge Specifications (article 118.160 page 568):
Florida Department of Transportation Structures Manual:
Standard Alphabets for Highway Signs (MUTCD):
Note: For reasons of safety of navigation, the District Commander may require or authorize the installation of clearance gauges. Florida Department of Tranportation, Design Standard Index 21900, Code of Federal Regulations 33, 118.160 Vertical Clearance Gauge.