Specifications for Standard Highway Sign
Materials, Fabrication and Supply


Specifications for Standard Highway Sign Materials, Fabrication and Supply

This Specification sets out the requirements for the fabrication of all highway signs on provincial highways.

Updated July 18, 2008
117 KB PDF - 6 pages

Fabrication-ready AI & PLT vector graphics of all standard traffic signs are available for purchase via the Provincial Sign Program by emailing TRANPSP.gov.bc.ca.

Appendix

Sign Blank Dimensions
Updated April 11, 2004
1.12 KB PDF - 11 pages


Catalogue of Standard Traffic Signs

The Catalogue of Standard Traffic Signs is provided for reference to provincial standard traffic signs utilized along the provincial highway system of British Columbia as authorized by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Print copies of the Catalogue of Standard Traffic Signs (including the 2010 Update Package) are available for purchase via Crown Publications/Queen’s Printer. Utilize the Related Publications links at the bottom of the Crown Publications page for ordering all related traffic sign documents available via Crown Publications/Queen’s Printer.

2010 Catalogue Update

ASTM and colour have changed for Construction and Warning Signs.

Orange construction signs occurring within the Bicycle, Construction & Adopt a Highway Sections have changed to ASTM 9, fluorescent-orange (Refer to the ‘Construction Section Introductory Note’ located at the beginning of the Construction Section).

Yellow warning signs occurring within the Pedestrian & School, Bicycle, Roundabout and Warning Sections have changed to ASTM 9, fluorescent-yellow with the exceptions of PS-001, PS-004 & W-329 which are fluorescent-yellow/green (Refer to the ‘Warning Section Introductory Note’ located at the beginning of the Warning Section).

NOTE: The following PDF files are intended to be printed double-sided.

Standard Traffic Signs

Introduction
Updated Jan 8, 2010
511 KB PDF - 20 pages

Sections

Regulatory Signs
Updated July 2016      NEW
12 MB PDF - 131 pages

Parking & Stopping Signs
Updated Jan 8, 2010
821 KB PDF - 22 pages

Pedestrian & School Signs
Updated ASTM & Colour for 2010
(refer to 2010 Catalogue Update above)   
  
Updated Jan 8, 2010
870 KB PDF - 28 pages

Bicycle Signs
Updated ASTM & Colour for 2010
(refer to 2010 Catalogue Update above)   
  
Updated January 8, 2010
965 KB PDF - 28 pages

Roundabout Signs
Updated ASTM & Colour for 2010
(refer to 2010 Catalogue Update above)   
  
Updated January 8, 2010
445 KB PDF - 14 pages

Commercial Vehicle Signs  
Updated January 8, 2010
511 KB PDF - 12 pages

Warning Signs
Updated ASTM & Colour for 2010
(refer to 2010 Catalogue Update above)   
  
Updated July 4, 2016       NEW
9 MB PDF - 105 pages

Construction Signs  
Updated C-035 signs

Updated April 17, 2015
4.35 MB PDF - 76 pages

Information Signs
Updated May 6, 2016       NEW
10 MB PDF - 91 pages

Guide Signs
Updated January 8, 2010
1.30 MB PDF - 40 pages

Appendices

Appendix 1 - Sign Number Alterations
Updated January 8, 2010
216 KB PDF - 8 pages

Appendix 3 – Technical Circulars

Appendix 4 – Approved Sign Suppliers
Updated October 4, 2013
41 KB PDF - 1 pages

Appendix 5 – Wind Loading Tables
(From Electrical & Traffic Engineering Manual)

Appendix 6 – Sign Placement Standards
(From the Manual of Standard Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings)

Appendix 7 – Sign Installation Standards
(From Standard Specifications for Highway Construction)

Appendix 8 – Sign Maintenance Management (Reflective Sheeting)

Supplemental Traffic Signs

Introduction
Updated Jan 8, 2010
511 KB PDF - 20 pages

Sections

Service and Attraction Signs NEW
Updated June 29, 2016
8.12 MB PDF - 71 pages

Wine Route Signs
Updated January 8, 2010
313 KB PDF - 10 pages

Farm Tour Signs    
Updated January 8, 2010
280 KB PDF - 8 pages

Farmer's Market Signs    
Updated January 8, 2010
258 KB PDF - 8 pages

Circle Route Signs   
Updated January 8, 2010
309 KB PDF - 6 pages

Tourism BC Signs    
Updated January 8, 2010
374 KB PDF - 12 pages

Adopt a Highway Signs
Updated ASTM & Colour for 2010
(refer to 2010 Catalogue Update above)   
  
Updated January 8, 2010
219 KB PDF - 8 pages

Appendices

Appendix 1 - Supplemental Sign Number Alterations
Updated January 8, 2010
68 KB PDF - 2 pages

Appendix 2 – Technical Circulars

Appendix 3 – Approved Sign Suppliers
Updated October 4, 2013
45 KB PDF - 1 page

Appendix 4 – Policy Manual for Supplemental Signs

Appendix 5 – Service & Attraction Sign Manual

Appendix 6 – Sign Maintenance Management (Reflective Sheeting)

Appendix 7 – Ministry Sign MOUs
Updated Jan 8, 2010
884 KB PDF - 20 pages

Sign Graphic Field Guides

Standard Signs Graphic Index
Updated Jan 8, 2010
3.15 MB PDF - 27 pages

Supplemental Signs Graphic Index
Updated Jan 8, 2010
1.04 MB PDF - 16 pages

Z-Record Signs Graphic Index
Updated Jan 8, 2010
1.88 MB PDF - 12 pages