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      Sign spacing must be 100m-150m – If posted speed is 80 km/h or less signs
       should be 100m apart and anything greater than 80km/h shall be 150m

      Signs must be positioned within the cone of vision of motorists

      On uncurbed roadways all signs except those mounted on portable sign
       stands, must be positioned clear of the highway shoulder line by at least 1.0m

      On curbed roadways signs must be positioned clear of the curb edge by a
       minimum of 600mm in rural areas and 400mm in urban areas.

      Signs mounted on permanent structures should be mounted at a minimum
       1.5m above the surface of the road

      Personnel placing, removing, or covering traffic signs will wear reflective
       vests and be accompanied by a vehicle with operating amber flashing light
       and/or 4-way flashers

      No vehicles shall be parked on the roadway driving lanes or on the shoulder.
       Vehicles must park off the roadway in the bar ditch

      All signs shall be kept clean and in good condition. The bottom of the sign
       shall not be less than 0.3m above the road surface.

      During periods when no work is being performed, all non-applicable signs
       are to be removed or covered.

       All signage for highways and secondary highways will be in the
       following order on both sides of the road approaching the ROW.
       1. Construction Area
       2. Men Working
       3. 60km when passing workers
       4. Flag Person Ahead – This sign will be located before the flag person
           whom will be standing 150-200m away from the work crew

       Municipal roads not governed by Manitoba Transportation
       1. Pipeline Construction 100m Ahead

T-Bars are only allowed to be used on any roads not governed by Manitoba transportation.
All major highways and secondary highways require signs me mounted on 4x4 wooden posts.

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