Blank-Out Signs

Blank-Out Signs are an excellent way to reinforce traffic signals and minimize undesirable motorist movements, creating a safer driving environment. The Blank-Out Sign is illuminated in LEDs providing an easily visible message in all conditions, even direct sunlight. SWARCO | McCain offers both custom and standard signs that conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) standards.


  • Create a safer driver environment
  • Reduce total cost of ownership with low energy consumption and minimal maintenance
  • Improve visibility with wider angles and superior contrast ratios
  • Eliminate glare caused by sunlight and
  • Respond to ambient light with automatic
  • Eliminate additional cooling equipment due to little or no heat emission
  • Simplify maintenance with easily replaced DIN rail components

Standard Features

  • Symbols conform to applicable MUTCD standards
  • Waterproof enclosure meets NEMA type 4 requirements
  • Available in two sizes, 27” x 27” and 33” x 33”; both are 6” deep
  • Control message via 120 VAC contact closure
  • Watertight optic lenses mounted on front door
  • Quarter-turn Southco tubular Key door lock
  • Electronics panel with high-quality components and LED driving technology
  • Top and bottom caps to prevent external agents before mounting
  • 90° door opening can be fixed in open position

General Specifications

Dimensions 27” x 27” x 6”
33” x 33” x 6”
39” x 39” x 6”
Material Marine-grade aluminum
Finish Powder coated black 
Access Front door (1)
LED Display Colors Red, white, green, orange, blue, and yellow - Dependent on symbol
Pixel Pitch Minimum 12mm
Power Supply 90-135 VAC input
Power Consumption 7-15 W - Dependent on symbol


  • Custom messages and symbols available upon request