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Tape Colors for Traffic Signal Wiring (Revised 03/04)

Main Directions

WB = Blue
EB = Green
NB = Red
SB = Yellow

Left Turn Directions (Main & White)

WBLT = Blue & White
EBLT = Green & White
NBLT = Red & White
SBLT = Yellow & White

Color of wire or tape for Power/ Neutrals/Pushbuttons/Comm /Overlaps

  • AC + power Wire shall be black.
  • AC (Neutral) Wire shall be white.
  • 24V Pushbutton Wire shall be orange and shall be stranded.
  • Comm wire (Beldon 9418 or equivalent) shall be taped Orange
  • Overlaps phases shall be taped Orange in additional to normal phase tape
ex: NBLT Overlap = Red, White, and Orange
ex: NB Overlap = Red & Orange

Right Turn Direction (Main & Black)

WBRT = Blue & Black
EBRT = Green & Black
NBRT = Red & Black
SBRT = Yellow & Black

 

 

 

PPB = Orange & Directional Color
Ped = Violet & Directional Color

 

All tape shall be
3M Scotch 35 Model or Super 33

 

 

WBLT = West Bound Left Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing west and turning to south.
EBLT = East Bound Left Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing east and turning to north.
NBLT = North Bound Left Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing north and turning to west.
SBLT = South Bound Left Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing south and turning to east.
WBRT = West Bound Right Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing west and turning to north.
EBRT = East Bound Right Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing east and turning to south.
NBRT = North Bound Right Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing north and turning to east.
SBRT = South Bound Right Turn and shall be the phase for vehicles facing south and turning to west.

If conflict exist between this and other documents or for questions regarding traffic signal construction or maintenance, please call City of Scottsdale Traffic Operations at (480) 312-5620 or email Traffic Operations