New York State Local Technical Assistance Program

Quick Answers

The Quick Answers section is where we answers questions from people like you. These cover a wide variety of subjects of interest to local road/highway and related agencies.

If you have a question you would like answered, please email us at For additional information on any of the topics or entries posted here, contact our office, our Senior Engineer, David Orr, or our Technical Assistance Engineer, Geoff Scott. David can be reached via telephone at (607) 255-8465, or Geoff can be contacted at (607) 255-2806 or

Recent Quick Answers

Does the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) require the use of diamond grade vinyl for stop signs, stop ahead signs, and/or double arrow signs?

Can a Municipality use an intersection as part of a turnaround for a boat launch?

Can an elected highway superintendent of one town work for a highway department of another town as a highway employee?

What are some first steps and resources that can get me started with evaluating and managing my guiderail assets?

What are the requirements for permanently posting a road for weight?

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