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November 2021 Updates

Many updates were made over the last month to the site and are summarized below. We also traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for a concert, and took some time to check out a few area roads including the tolled Monroe Expressway, U.S. 74 along Independence Boulevard and various state routes in York County, South Carolina. Worked some over the Thanksgiving weekend on some of the recent photos from Carolina. [...]

By |2021-12-01T08:47:19-05:00November 30th, 2021|Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Updates|0 Comments

February 2021 Update Summary

Continued going through our backlog of content for Pennsylvania throughout most of February. Still have over 2,000 photos in the queue, but this is substantially less from when the page conversion started last month! February 1-6, 2021 Completed posting photos covering Interstate 81 South in Pennsylvania from Susquehanna County to Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Business Loop I-376 - created page. 17th Street Expressway - Altoona - created page. U.S. 202 [...]

By |2021-02-24T12:10:05-05:00February 24th, 2021|Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Updates, Virginia|0 Comments

Updates and Road News for the week of February 1

This week we finished adding photos taken last month in Upstate South Carolina and moved on from there to additional material sent in from Peter in the Green Bay area. Carter shot some of U.S. 123 between Easley and Greenville, so we coupled those photos with previous photos he took in April 2014 and from a drive Brent and I did back in December 2008 to three new pages. U.S. [...]

Updates and Road News for the week of January 25

Well no big snowstorm this week, at least for the east coast. The western U.S. however is receiving a large storm system, with heavy rains and mountain snows. Rainy now across #SierraNevada passes but that'll change this evening as snow levels drop. Plan ahead! #cawx — NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) January 29, 2016 Now on to the road news and updates for this week at AARoads. Today we completed adding [...]

Updates and Road News for the week of January 18

While a blizzard dumps one to two feet snow on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, here's a look at some of the updates at AARoads this week. Contributor Peter Johnson sent in some photos he took this week of Wisconsin 172, which we combined with some photos we took of the state trunk highway back in 2011 for a new guide. The short east-west route forms a freeway between I-41 and [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:19:47-05:00January 22nd, 2016|Georgia, Indiana, Interstate Highways, South Carolina, Wisconsin|0 Comments

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 6 (Columbia, SC to Montgomery, AL)

Started the final day of the trip in Cayce, South Carolina. Began by poking around downtown Columbia briefly before heading west to Saluda, SC and Athens, GA. Ended up back in Atlanta and took Interstate 20 west to Birmingham and then south on I-65. Counter-intuitive shield assembly posted for South Carolina 12 along U.S. 21-176-321 (Huger Street) northbound in Columbia. South Carolina 12 follows a one-way street [...]

Wintry Mix

This view looks at a snowy scene on South Carolina's Highway 11. The route runs along the top of the state near the borders with North Carolina and Georgia. It is perhaps best known as the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Highway, and offers great views of the surrounding hills and mountains. The author was in South Carolina this weekend, and notes that the state's new route markers [...]

By |2018-01-17T14:21:36-05:00February 1st, 2010|South Carolina|1 Comment

South Carolina’s new highway signs

They are appearing in a town near you! We found a few instances of the new highway sign this weekend including a South Carolina 303 shield in Walterboro and several South Carolina 6 shields in Moncks Corner. It appears that the standard 3di-width shield will be used as the default for all shields, as every shield for South Carolina 6 and South Carolina 6 Truck used [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:24-05:00December 15th, 2007|South Carolina|6 Comments

New South Carolina State Road shields

New South Carolina State Highway Sign Design. Graphic created by AARoads. Just caught this on a recent Southeast Roads Yahoo! Group post; on June 22, 2007,1 SCDOT unveiled a new highway shield design to replace the current black and white box shields used throughout the Palmetto State. The state follows Oklahoma (2006) and Vermont (1995) as states that changed from a drab shield design. A grandfathering [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:26-05:00September 15th, 2007|Sign Designs, South Carolina|1 Comment

Button Copy lives on the Sumter bypass

Low and behold there is some classic button copy left in South Carolina, and it is found on the U.S. 76 & 378 freeway bypass of Sumter. While button copy was erased from the Interstate system, the last signs coming down on Interstate 585 in Spartanburg in 2006, the freeway at Sumter provides a look at much older signing practices within the Palmetto State. The following photos from May 29, [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:21:42-05:00June 14th, 2007|South Carolina|3 Comments
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