2.4 Temporary Signs - Category 2

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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.
 
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2.4 Temporary Signs - Category 2

 

2.4.1 Advance Warning Series: MR-TAW
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
mr-taw-1.GIF
REDUCE SPEED (Front)
MR-TAW-1
Replace with G9-9.
For temporary roadwork situations
the border is optional
mr-taw-1-1.GIF
THANK YOU
(Back)
MR-TAW-1
Remove.
Not considered necessary.
mr-taw-2.GIF
SLOW 50
(30)
MR-TAW-2
Use R4-1 (Speed restriction) along with
R4-3 (Roadwork) -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-3.GIF
END 50
(30)
MR-TAW-3
Use R4-1 (Speed restriction) along with
R4-3 (Roadwork) plus R7-4 (End) -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-4.GIF
LEFT/RIGHT LANE CLOSED
MR-TAW-4
Use T2-6 (Lane status) -
there are a number of alternatives -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-6.GIF
LANE CLOSED
AHEAD
MR-TAW-6
Use T2-6 (Lane status) -
there are a number of alternatives -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-10.GIF
ROAD WORKS IN PROGRESS
MR-TAW-10
Use T1-24 (Roadwork next 2 km) -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-12.GIF
BRIDGEWORK
1 km AHEAD
(500m)
MR-TAW-12
Use T1-29 (Bridgework ahead) -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-15.GIF
LINE MARKING IN PROGRESS
MR-TAW-15A
MR-TAW-15B
Use T1-15 (Line marking ahead) -
refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-20.GIF
LANE CLOSED
MR-TAW-20
Use T2-6 series (a number of variations are possible) - refer AS1742.3.
mr-taw-21.GIF
CAUTION LANES MODIFIED
MR-TAW-21
Use T2-6 series
(a number of variations are possible) - refer to AS1742.3.
mr-taw-22.GIF
MODIFIED
INTERSECTION
AHEAD
MR-TAW-22
Delete.
This is a special case.
mr-taw-23.GIF
CAUTION WATCH
FOR LEFT TURN
ARROW
MR-TAW-23
This sign should not be necessary.
Ensure that arrow display
is clearly visible.
 

 

2.4.2 Position Series: MR-TP
Sign​ ​Name ​Sign No. ​Replace with
mr-tp-1.GIF
SIGNALS TO
BE MODIFIED
​MR-TP-1

​Remove.
Use temporary signs during construction.

mr-tp-5.GIF
TRUCKS
ENTERING
MR-TP-5
Use W5-22 or T2-25
(Trucks crossing or entering) - AS1742.3.
mr-tp-7.GIF
SAND BLASTING
IN PROGRESS
MR-TP-7
Use T1-5 (Workers ahead) - AS1742.3.
Contractors should not interfere
with traffic.
mr-tp-8.GIF
TREE LOPPING
IN PROGRESS
MR-TP-8
Use T1-5 (Workers ahead) - AS1742.3.
Not always necessary
to inform public of
type of work in progress.
mr-tp-10.GIF
LINE MARKING
IN PROGRESS
MR-TP-10
Use T1-5 (Workers ahead) and / or
T1-15 (Line marking ahead) - AS1742.3.
mr-tp-11.GIF
SURVEYORS
ON ROAD
MR-TP-11
Use T1-5 (Workers ahead) - AS1742.3.
Not always necessary
to inform public of
type of work in progress
mr-tp-12.GIF
NEW
DIVIDED
ROAD
MR-TP-12
Use W4-4 (Divided Road) -
AS1742.2
mr-tp-13.GIF
HIGH VEHICLES MUST NOT PROCEED
(Use in conjunction with MR-GT-11
& MR-TP-14)
MR-TP-13
​ ​
Remove.
Use W4-8, G9-5, G9-3 and / or
R6-11 as propriate.
Refer to AS1742.2 - Figure 3.14.
mr-tp-14.GIF
HIGH VEHICLE STOP
(Use in conjunction with MR-GT-11
& MR-TP-13)
MR-TP-14
 

 

2.4.3 Road Condition Series: MR-TC 
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
WET PAINT
MR-TC-2A
MR-TC-2B
MR-TC-2C
Remove.
This sign is not necessary
EXPERIMENTAL
LANE MARKING
MR-TC-3
Remove.
This sign was developed for
a particular circumstance and
should not be regarded as
a standard sign.
WIDENED
LEFT LANE
MR-TC-4
Remove.
This sign was developed for
a particular circumstance and
should not be regarded as
a standard sign.
SHOULDERS REGRADED
MR-TC-5
Remove.
This sign is not necessary
DUSTY
ROAD
MR-TC-6
Remove.
This sign is not necessary.
 

 

2.4.4 Traffic Diversion Series: MR-TD 
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
DETOUR FOR HIGH/WIDE/HEAVY VEHICLES
MR-TD-1
(L or R)
Use G9-5 series -
refer to AS1742.2.
DETOUR FOR
HIGH/WIDE/HEAVY VEHICLES
MR-TD-2
(L or R)
LANE CLOSED
MERGE LEFT/ RIGHT
MR-TD-3
(L or R)
Use T2-6 series (lane status)
plus Arrow Board -
refer to AS1742.3.
WET PAINT
KEEP LEFT/RIGHT
MR-TD-4
(L or R)
Take out.
Not considered necessary.
Use Temporary Signs for
Mobile Works -
refer to AS1742.3.
OVERTAKE
(Fluorescent Orange)
MR-TD-5
(L or R)
Take out.
 Use vehicle mounted
flashing arrow board.
 

 

2.4.5 Vehicles Mounted Series: MR-TVM 
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
 
 
SURVEY VEHICLE
SLOW MOVING
MR-TVM-1

Use MR-TVM-5 along with

Arrow Board / Flashing Lights

as per AS1742.3 (Mobile Works).

 
 
 
 
MRWA
TRAFFIC RECORDER
MR-TVM-2
 
 
ROAD
INSPECTION
MR-TVM-3
 
 
 
 
 
MAINTENANCE
TRUCK
MR-TVM-8

Not necessary.

Use MR-TVM-5 along with

Arrow Board / Flashing Lights

as per AS1742.3 (Mobile Works).

 

 

2.4.6 Banner Series: MR-THB
Sign
Name
Sign No.
Replace with
GO
(Non-Refl., Day)
MR-THB-1A
MR-THB-1B
Use T7-1 ("Slow") -
refer to AS1742.3.
GO
(Refl. Night)
MR-THB-2A
MR-THB-2B
Use T7-1 ("Slow") -
refer to AS1742.3.