FEBRUARY 6 2003
12.24.1. Exceptions. Military Construction Signs are required for all Military Construction
Projects (MCP). Exceptions may be made for security reasons or for host nation restrictions.
MAJCOMs have the authority to require construction signs on non-MCP projects. Refer to ETL
02-9 for more information regarding Construction Sign Requirements
12.24.2. MAJCOM, Design Manager, and A-E. The host MAJCOM provides the desired sign
colors, specifications and details to the design manager in the project Requirements Document.
The design manager ensures the A-E includes these specifications and details in the contract
12.24.3. General Contractor. The General Contractor shall furnish and maintain the sign and
shall remove the sign at the end of the project.
12.25.1. Panel and Paint. The sign panel for a Military Construction Sign is to be a 1 200 mm x 2
400 mm (4'-0" x 8'-0") sheet of 13 mm ( ") grade AC exterior plywood. Paint all sides of sign
with one coat of primer paint followed by two coats of gloss exterior enamel.
12.25.2. Colors and Lettering. Colors shall conform to Federal Standard No. 595a in paragraph
2.18. Lettering shall be white gloss, exterior enamel.
12.25.3. Reference. Refer to Engineering Technical Letter (ETL) 93-1, Construction Signs, dated
11 Mar 93.
EARNEST O. ROBBINS II, Major General, USAF
The Civil Engineer
DCS/Installations & Logistics