Informational signs must be posted at the worksite of any construction project lasting three months or more.
Signs must be made of durable material, such as vinyl, plastic or aluminum and conform to the design standards specified on the Department of Transportation?s webpage, available at the link to Criteria for Project Informational Signs, below.
Signs must be placed no lower than 2 feet above ground and no higher than 8 feet above ground. For projects involving the construction or renovation of buildings, signs must be placed on a construction fence or building and be visible and easily readable by pedestrians on all street segments affected by construction. At all major roadway or bridge reconstruction sites, signs must be posted at both the beginning and end of the work area and be visible and easily readable by pedestrians.
It is the responsibility of the owner or contractor to procure and manufacture all informational signs.
NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)
Office of Construction Mitigation and Coordination (OCMC)
55 Water Street
New York, NY 10041
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: DOT