Sign Policy, Design, and Programs Section

James K. Polk Building, Suite 1200
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.741.2466
Fax: 615.253.5462

Joseph Sweat
Section Manager
Phone: 615.532.3431
Email: Joseph.Sweat@tn.gov

Eric Jackson, PE
Transportation Project Specialist - Senior
Phone: 615.741.0802
Email: Eric.Jackson@tn.gov

The Sign Policy, Design and Programs Section assists the State Traffic Engineer in managing sign programs and statewide implementation and compliance to sign policies, rules and regulations. The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is approved by the Federal Highway Administration as the National Standard for all traffic control devices used on roads open to public travel. Tennessee has adopted the 2009 Edition of the MUTCD. This section is also tasked with the design of signs and the review and approval of sign plans produced by other TDOT offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Sign Design, Review, & Approval
  • Major Guide Signs
  • Regulatory/Warning Signs
  • Retro-reflectivity Requirements & Program Implementation
  • Specific Services Signing (Logo Signing)
  • Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs Program (TODS)
  • Wayfinding
  • Legislative Mandated Signing
  • Promote Statewide Application & Uniformity in Sign Policies
  • Standing Work Zone Committee
RESOURCES