WSR 04-01-069

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed December 12, 2003, 3:06 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is adopting a motorcycle construction warning sign into the Washington State Modifications to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.36.200 and 47.36.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: RCW 47.36.200 requires the department to adopt by rule a uniform sign or signs to warn motorcyclist about construction, repair, or maintenance work conducted on or adjacent to a public highway, country road, street, bridge, or other thoroughfare commonly traveled.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mike Dornfeld, Washington State Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47344, Olympia, WA 98504-7344, phone (360) 705-7288, fax (206) 705-6826, e-mail dornfem@wsdot.wa.gov.

December 11, 2003

John Conrad

Assistant Secretary

of Transportation

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office