WSR 16-19-091
[Filed September 21, 2016, 7:15 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-95-220 Stop and yield lines, clarification of stop bar placement language.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.36.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 468-95-220 modifies Section 3B.16 of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
Changes to WAC 468-95-220 will clarify stop bar placement.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) publishes the MUTCD. The Washington state department of transportation (WSDOT) coordinates adoption and modification of the MUTCD for use in Washington state with FHWA.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Deanna Brewer,, WSDOT, Traffic Operations Division, P.O. Box 47344, Olympia, WA 98504-7344, (360) 705-7411, fax (360) 705-6826.
September 20, 2016
Kara Larsen, Director
Risk Management and Legal Services