WCRC follows the guidelines provided by the Michigan Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MMUTCD). The MMUTCD specifies the size, shape, and color of all traffic signs and signals. The MMUTCD also provides guidelines for installing signals. To learn more about the MMUTCD, click here.
The decision to install a traffic signal is based on the following factors:
- Vehicular and pedestrian volumes
- Crash history
- Vehicle delay
- Vehicle progression
- Availability of funds