19A NCAC 02B .0202      DEFINITIONS

The following terms shall have the ascribed meaning throughout this Section:

(1)           Traffic Control Device.  A traffic control device is any sign, signal, marking, channelization, islands or installation placed or erected under public authority, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic.

(2)           State Highway System.  Those streets and highways as described in the General Statutes of North Carolina, Chapter 136, Articles 3 and 3A.

(3)           Municipality.  An incorporated city or town.

(4)           State Municipal System Street or Highway.  Any street or highway on the State Highway System within a municipality.

(5)           Non‑State System Municipal Street or Highway (Municipal System). Those streets and highways accepted by the municipality which are not a part of the State Highway System.  The municipality shall be responsible for the maintenance, construction, and reconstruction of this system.

(6)           State Rural System Highway or Street.  Any highway or street on the State Highway System outside the limits of a municipality.

(7)           Board.  North Carolina Board of Transportation.

(8)           Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, published by the U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and approved by the Board of Transportation.

(9)           Titles.  The titles Manager of Traffic Engineering and State Traffic Engineer used in this Section are synonymous.

(10)         North Carolina Supplement to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Supplement to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices published by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and approved by the Board of Transportation.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑18; 136‑20; 136‑45; 136‑66.1;

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1991.