App of the Week: Take the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Everywhere You Go

Mobile app: MUTCD app
Developer: Trafdata, LLC
Cost: $3.99
Available on: Apple
Average rating: 4.5 stars

Recommended by a contractor on the ForConstructionPros Facebook page, the MUTCD app is the unofficial version of the 2009 Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The latest version (version 1.4) was released in November 2012 and is compatible with the iPhone (optimized for iPhone 5), iPod Touch and the iPad.

Video: Demonstration of MUTCD mobile app Works on iPhone

The MUTCD app allows contractors to carry the MUTCD app with them everywhere.


  • Drill-down tables to find text, individual signs, figures and tables with hyperlinks provided in text to all corresponding figures and tables
  • Text based search for Chapters, Sections, Signs, Tables and Figure titles. Find all traffic signs by keyword or MUTCD code.
  • The sign tab includes a copyrighted, sign index with high-resolution graphics. Federal MUTCD signs are shown that allow one to touch the sign to reveal the relevant section. You can visually search by sign type or show all MUTCD signs in the same drill-down table. Over 800+ signs are available.