2.2 Warning Signs - Category 2

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Revision:  1C
 
Date amended:  08-Apr-2014

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The information below is intended to reflect the preferred practice of Main Roads Western Australia ("Main Roads"). Main Roads reserves the right to update this information at any time without notice. If you have any questions or comments please contact Ron Koorengevel by e-mail or on (08) 9323 4704.
 
This category contains MRWA signs that are currently in use and will only be supported in the future until such time as all existing signs have been removed or replaced under normal maintenance arrangements. Installation of new Category 2 signs and replacement of existing Category 2 signs is not permitted. Details of signs that are to be used in lieu of these signs are given in the relevant section.
 
To the extent permitted by law, Main Roads, its employees, agents, authors and contributors are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on the information herein displayed.

 

Revision Register

Ed/Version Number Clause Number Description of Revision Date
1 All Guideline Format changed. 26-Aug-2013
1A Header 2nd Paragraph added. 21-Oct-2013
1B 2.2.2 Note added on the 4th column of MR-WDI-2 Sign. 21-Mar-2014
1C 2.2.8 Notes added on the 4th column of MR-WDAX-6, MR-WDAX-8 and MR-WDAX-18. 08-Apr-2014

 


Table of Content


2.2 Warning Signs - Category 2

 

2.2.1 Category 2 Diamond Alignment Series: MR-WDAL
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
Km
WINDING
ROAD
MR-WDAL-1B
Use W1-5 with W8-17
supplementary plate -
refer to AS1742.2.1
WINDING
ROAD
MR-WDAL-3A
MR-WDAL-3B
MR-WDAL-3C
(L or R)
Use W1-5
(L & R)
 

 

2.2.2 Diamond Intersection and Junction Series: MR-WDI
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WDI-2A.GIF
MAJOR & MINOR
ROAD
SKEWED MAJOR
SIDE ROAD
MR-WDI-2A
MR-WDI-2B
MR-WDI-2C
(L or R)
 On the minor road
use Giveway or Stop Sign control with Advance Give Way or Stop Sign Ahead Warning Signs.
MR-WDI-4A.GIF
MAJOR ROAD
MAJOR & MINOR
T-JUNCTION
MR-WDI-4A
MR-WDI-4B
MR-WDI-4C
(L or R)
Use W9-2 (L & R)
refer to AS1742.2 -
Appendix G.
MAJOR ROAD
MINOR SIDE
ROAD
MR-WDI-5A
MR-WDI-5B
MR-WDI-5C
(L or R)
Use W2-4 (L & R)
MR-WDI-7A.GIF
MAJOR & MINOR ROAD
MAJOR CURVED SIDE ROAD
MR-WDI-7A
MR-WDI-7B
MR-WDI-7C
Use W9-4 (L & R)
refer to AS1742.2 -
Appendix G.
MR-WDI-9A.GIF
CURVED
MAJOR ROAD
MAJOR
SIDE ROAD
MR-WDI-9A
MR-WDI-9B
MR-WDI-9C
(L or R)
Use W2-9 (L & R)
MR-WDI-10A.GIF
CURVED MAJOR
ROAD
MAJOR SIDE
ROAD
MR-WDI-10A
MR-WDI-10B
MR-WDI-10C
(L or R)
Use W2-10 (L & R)
CURVED
MAJOR ROAD
MINOR SIDE
ROAD
MR-WDI-11A
MR-WDI-11B
MR-WDI-11C
(L or R)
Use W2-10 (L & R)
CURVED
MAJOR ROAD
MINOR SIDE
ROAD
MR-WDI-12A
MR-WDI-12B
MR-WDI-12C
(L or R)
Use W2-9 (L & R)
CURVED
MAJOR ROAD
MAJOR SIDE
ROADS
MR-WDI-13A
MR-WDI-13B
MR-WDI-13C
(L or R)
Use W2-15 (L & R)
MR-WDI-14A.GIF
MAJOR ROAD
STAGGERED
T-JUNCTION
MR-WDI-14A
MR-WDI-14B
MR-WDI-14C
(L or R)
Use W2-3
MR-WDI-15A.GIF
MAJOR ROAD
T-JUNCTION &
90o BEND
MR-WDI-15B
MR-WDI-15C
(L or R)
Use W1-1 (L & R)
and W2-4
MAJOR ROAD &
STAGGERED
MINOR
T-JUNCTION
MR-WDI-16A
MR-WDI-16B
MR-WDI-16C
(L or R)
Use W2-8 (L & R)
MR-WDI-17A.GIF
MINOR ROAD & STAGGERED
MAJOR
T-JUNCTION
MR-WDI-17A
MR-WDI-17B
MR-WDI-17C
(L or R)
Use W2-3
MAJOR ROAD
MAJOR & MINOR
SIDE ROADS
MR-WDI-18A
MR-WDI-18B
MR-WDI-18C
(L or R)
Use W2-1
MAJOR ROAD
MINOR
SIDE ROADS
MR-WDI-19A
MR-WDI-19B
MR-WDI-19C
(L or R)
Use W2-1
CURVED
MAJOR ROAD
MINOR
SIDE ROADS
MR-WDI-20A
MR-WDI-20B
MR-WDI-20C
(L or R)
Use W2-15 (L & R)
MR-WDI-21A.GIF
MAJOR ROAD
SKEWED
MAJOR
SIDE ROAD
MR-WDI-21A
MR-WDI-21B
MR-WDI-21C
(L or R)
Use MR-WDI-1 (L & R)
MR-WDI-22A.GIF
MAJOR ROAD CURVED T-JUNCTION
MR-WDI-22A
MR-WDI-22B
MR-WDI-22C
(L or R)
Use W2-14 (L or R)
refer to AS1742.2 -
Appendix F4 - Amendment 1.
 

 

2.2.3 Diamond Advance Warning Series: MR-WDAD
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
TRAFFIC
SIGNALS
AHEAD
MR-WDAD-1
Use W3-3
(Signals Ahead) -
refer to AS1742.21
MERGING
BUSES
AHEAD
MR-WDAD-4D
Use W5-24
(Merging Traffic) -
refer to AS1742.8
 

 

2.2.4 Diamond Road Width, Low and Narrow Clearance Series: MR-WDRW
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
ONE
LANE
ROAD
MR-WDRW-2B
Use W4-3
(Road Narrows)
with W8-16
supplementary plate (One Lane) - Refer to AS1742.2.
LEFT
LANES
MERGE
MR-WDRW-3C
For a lane drop
use W4-9 ("Left Lane Ends"),
along with W8-15 ("Merge Right") - AS1742.2.
For a Freeway merge
use W5-24 (Merging Traffic) -
refer to AS1742.8, or
W5-34 (Merging Traffic) -
refer AS1742.2.
 

 

2.2.5 Diamond Road Obstacle Series: MR-WDO
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
SPEED HUMPS
NEXT m
MR-WDO-2A
MR-WDO-2B
MR-WDO-2C
Use W5-10 (Speed Humps)
and W8-17-2 (Next ...m) -
refer to AS1742.13.
FLAT TOP
SPEED HUMP
MR-WDO-3A
MR-WDO-3B
MR-WDO-3C
Use W5-10 (Speed Humps) -
refer to AS1742.13.
MERGING
BUSES
MR-WDO-9C
Use W5-24 ("Merging Traffic") -
refer to AS1742.8.
TURNING
BUSES
MR-WDO-10B
Use W5-25 ("Turning Traffic") -
refer to AS1742.2.
MR-WDO-17.GIF
CAMELS
MR-WDO-17A
MR-WDO-17B
MR-WDO-17C
Use W5-44
WATERBIRDS
NEXT km
MR-WDO-20A
MR-WDO-20B
MR-WDO-20C
Use MR-WDO-19
with W8-7-1 supplementary plate
("Next ...km") -
refer AS1742.2.
HORSES
MR-WDO-24B
Use MR-WDO-23
(Symbolic Horse Riders).
STRAYING STOCK
UNFENCED ROAD
MR-WDO-25B
MR-WDO-25C
Use MR-WDO-16 (Cows)
with MR-WDAX-17
Supplementary Plate
("Unfenced Road ...km")
STRAYING
STOCK
NEXT Km
MR-WDO-26B
MR-WDO-26C
Use MR-WDO-16 (Cows)
with W8-17-1 Supplementary Plate
("Next ...km")
KANGAROOS
(Used W5-29B)
MR-WDO-30A
MR-WDO-30B
MR-WDO-30C
Use W5-29 (Kangaroos) -
Refer to AS1742.2.
NARROW SEALED ROAD
MR-WDO-31B
Use MR-WDO-15
(Narrow Sealed Road).
MR-WDO-35.GIF
FALLING
ROCKS
MR-WDO-35A
MR-WDO-35B
MR-WDO-35C
 
Use W5-42
 

 

2.2.6 Diamond Pedestrian Obstacle Series: MR-WDP
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WDP-1A.GIF
CHILDREN
(Fluorescent Orange)
MR-WDP-1A
MR-WDP-1B
MR-WDP-1C
Use MR-WDP-3
(Symbolic Children Crossing) sign.
MR-WDP-2A.GIF
SCHOOL
(Fluorescent Orange)
(Use in preference to
W6-4)
MR-WDP-2A
MR-WDP-2B
MR-WDP-2C
Use MR-WDP-3
(Children Crossing)
with MR-WDAX-11
supplementary plate (School).
MR-WDP-4B.GIF
BLIND
PEDESTRIANS
MR-WDP-4B
Use W6-1 (Pedestrians)
plus W8-19
supplementary plate (Blind) -
refer to AS1742.10.
MR-WDP-5A.GIF
PEDESTRIAN
&
CYCLIST
MR-WDP-5A
MR-WDP-5B
MR-WDP-5C
Use W6-9 (Bicycles, Pedestrians) -
refer to AS1742.9.
W6-2.GIF
PEDESTRIAN
CROSSING
AHEAD
MR-WDP-7A
MR-WDP-7B
MR-WDP-7C
Use W6-2 with R3-1
 

 

2.2.7 Diamond Railway Level Crossing Series: MR-WDRC
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WDRC-1A.GIF
LIMITED CLEARANCE
RAILWAY TO JUNCTION
MR-WDRC-1A
MR-WDRC-1B
MR-WDRC-1C
Use W7-12
turned through 90-degrees -
refer to AS1742.7,
along with MR-WDAX-3
supplementary plate
("Limited Clearance ...m").
RAILWAY LEVEL
CROSSING
AHEAD
(OBLIQUE CROSSING)
(DROP TAG)
MR-WDRC-2A
MR-WDRC-2B
MR-WDRC-2C
Use W7-9
 

 

2.2.8 Diamond Auxiliary Series: MR-WDAX
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WDAX-1A.GIF
BE PREPARED
TO STOP
MR-WDAX-1C
Use W8-27 (Prepare to Stop) - refer AS1742.2
MR-WDAX-5.GIF
BLIND PEDESTRIANS
MR-WDAX-5
Use W6-1 (Pedestrians) along with W8-18 (Blind) supplementary plate - refer AS1742.10
MR-WDAX-6.GIF
CROSSING AHEAD
MR-WDAX-6
Use W8-22 (Use with W6-3)
MR-WDAX-7.GIF
BLIND
MR-WDAX-7
Use W8-19 (Use with W6-1)
MR-WDAX-8.GIF
SCHOOL BUS
MR-WDAX-8
Use W6-3
MR-WDAX-9.GIF
DISABLED
MR-WDAX-9
Use W8-20 (Use with W6-1)
MR-WDAX-10.GIF
PLAY GROUND
MR-WDAX-10
Use W8-13 (Use with W6-3)
MR-WDAX-14.GIF
CAUTION
MR-WDAX-14
Remove. Not necessary. A warning sign implies caution.
MR-WDAX-18.GIF
TURNING
BUS
MR-WDAX-18
No Alternative.
 

 

2.2.9 Advance Warning Series: MR-WAW
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WAW-2.GIF
SIGNALS AHEAD PREPARE
TO STOP
MR-WAW-2
Use MR-WAW-1
MR-WAW-4.GIF
LEVEL CROSSING AHEAD
PREPARE
TO STOP
MR-WAW-4
Use MR-WAW-3
MR-WAW-5.GIF
MODIFIED
STOP CONTROL
AHEAD
MR-WAW-5

Use MR-TAW-7
(Modified Intersection Ahead).

 

 

2.2.10 Miscellaneous Series: MR-WM
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WM-1.GIF
CAUTION ROAD TRAINS ENTERING
MR-WM-1
Use MR-WM-3
without the distance drop tag.
MR-WM-6.GIF
ROAD SUBJECT TO AERIAL SPEED CHECK
MR-WM-6
Use MR-WM-8
(Aerial Patrol Speed Checks).
MR-WM-9.GIF
ROAD SUBJECT TO RADAR SPEED CHECK
MR-WM-9
Use MR-WM-7
(Road subject to Speed Checks).
MR-WM-10.GIF
ROAD TRAIN ROUTE
90km/h MAX
MR-WM-10
Use MR-WM-2
to advise motorists of
a road train route.
MR-WM-12.GIF
LIMITED WATER
TOWN - TOWN
MR-WM-12
Use MR-WM-11.
MR-WM-14.GIF
EXIT SPEED
MR-WM-14
Use GE9-2 -
refer to AS1742.8.
MR-WM-15.GIF
DANGER
DEEP WATER
MR-WM-15
Use G9-21 and G9-22
depth indicators,
as necessary.
MR-WM-16.GIF
WATCH FOR CYCLISTS AND PEDESTRIANS
MR-WM-16
Use W6-9
(Pedestrians , cyclists) -
refer to AS1742.9.
MR-WM-17.GIF
LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY
MR-WM-17
Use G9-40-1 -
refer to AS1742.13.
MR-WM-28.GIF
NO
PEDESTRIAN ACCESS
MR-WM-28
Use R6-15
(Pedestrians Prohibited) -
refer to AS1742.2.
MR-WM-29.GIF
PATH
NARROWS AHEAD
MR-WM-29
Use W4-3 (Road Narrows) -
refer to AS1742.2.
MR-WM-34.GIF
LADEN VEHICLES
EXCEEDING 22.5t
40km/h LIMIT
MR-WM-34
Remove.
Use "Heavy vehicle speed zone" sign to indicate
heavy vehicle speed limit -
refer to Road Traffic Code 2000.
MR-WM-35.GIF
WARNING
LOOSE GRAVEL
ON FOOTPATH
MR-WM-35
Use T3-14 (Loose Surface) - refer to AS1742.3.
MR-WM-40.GIF
HEAVY VEHICLE ROUTE
LIGHT VEHICLES
SLOW DOWN
MR-WM-40
New sign to be developed to replace this.
MR-WM-41.GIF
BRIDGE
SPEED
30
MR-WM-41
Use MR-WDO-32 (Bridge) warning sign
with W8-2 (Advisory Speed) supplementary plate.
Image not available
TRUCKS
ENTERING
MR-WM-42
Use W5-22
(Trucks Crossing or Entering) -
refer to AS1742.2 or
MR-WM-3 for Road Trains.
MR-WM-44.GIF
GIVE WAY
TO RIGHT
MR-WM-44
Delete.
Not necessary to replace. Governed by Road Traffic Code 2000.
 

 

2.2.11 Miscellaneous Auxiliary Series: MR-WMAX
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
MR-WMAX-1.GIF
WHEN WET
NEXT 200m
(Use with T3-3B)
MR-WMAX-1
Use W8-7 and W8-17-2 supplementary plates - refer AS1742.2.
MR-WMAX-2.GIF
EXCEPT
CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES
MR-WMAX-2
This sign has been renamed
MR-RA-18 and
can be found under the
Category 1 signs.
MR-WMAX-3.GIF
DIVIDED ROAD
MR-WMAX-3
Delete. Warning supplementary plates not to be used with regulatory signs.
MR-WMAX-4.GIF
ON SEAL
(Use with W8-2B)
MR-WMAX-4
Delete. Warning supplementary plates not to be used with regulatory signs.
AM PM TIMES
MON TO FRI
MR-WMAX-5
Delete.
Use R9-1-2 to supplement regulatory signs only -
refer As1742.2.
BUSES ONLY
MR-WMAX-6
Delete.
This sign has been renamed
MR-RA-16 and
can be found under the
Category 1 signs.
 

 

2.2.12 Special Purpose Series: MR-WSP
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
AREA SUBJECT
TO FLOODING
MR-WSP-3
Use MR-WSP-2.
DANGER
OF
EXPLOSION
MR-WSP-4
Delete.
Not a traffic sign.