Bruce Friedman

Federal Highway Administration


Mr. Bruce Friedman, P.E., is a Transportation Specialist on the MUTCD Team in the Office of Transportation Operations at the Federal Highway Administration in Washington, DC. He has been on the MUTCD Team for the past eight years. The MUTCD Team is responsible for the development and publication of the MUTCD, and Mr. Friedman’s specific responsibilities include being the primary contact for Parts 4 and 8, Highway Traffic Signals and Traffic Controls for Grade Crossings, respectively. Mr. Friedman has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech. Mr. Friedman has specialized throughout his career in traffic signals, traffic control devices, and traffic operations. Prior to joining FHWA, Mr. Friedman was employed by the consulting firm of Kimley-Horn and Associates for 27 years, and prior to that was employed by the Florida DOT and by the City of Charlotte (NC) Traffic Engineering Department. He was a technical member of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) for more than 25 years (1983 to 2008) and served as the Chair of the Signals Technical Committee and as the Chair of the ITE Delegation to the NCUTCD. Mr. Friedman is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina and is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Mr. Friedman was selected as the Florida Section of ITE’s Transportation Engineer of the Year for 2002. Mr. Friedman has conducted a large number of web seminars for a variety of professional associations and has made numerous presentations in person at professional association meetings.