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Portable Changeable Message Sign Handbook (PCMS)

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Traffic

Description: The purpose of this handbook is to present basic guidelines for the use of portable changeable message signs (PCMS). This handbook presents information on the PCMS and is intended to illustrate the principles of proper PCMS use.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-066

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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