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 on: June 24, 2018, 10:37:01 PM 
Started by paulthemapguy - Last post by paulthemapguy
KY-1681 from HBElkins

2014 Alabama Meet Trip Day 1 - 013 by H.B. Elkins, on Flickr

 on: June 24, 2018, 10:35:46 PM 
Started by qguy - Last post by silverback1065
pennsylvania is definitely NOT in the midwest by any definition I've ever seen.  I personally don't think the Dakotas or Kansas are in the Midwest though.  There is an official definition by the feds and penn isn't in it. 

 on: June 24, 2018, 10:22:51 PM 
Started by paulthemapguy - Last post by chays
bmcdonau on TWTEX forum again.

 on: June 24, 2018, 10:13:19 PM 
Started by jakeroot - Last post by Max Rockatansky
That bike route sign reminds me. I saw a Kitsap county bike route shield, with a county cutout for the shield:

Isnít that the one on Silverdale Way and Newberry Hill Road?

 on: June 24, 2018, 10:02:35 PM 
Started by Tom89t - Last post by Revive 755
McDonough & Joyce

I had been wondering if diagonal span wire had ever been done in Illinois . . .

At the McDonough/Houbolt intersection the signals use horizontal heads on all the mast arms - I am guessing this has to do with the nearby airport.

 on: June 24, 2018, 10:00:30 PM 
Started by US71 - Last post by US71
It appears MoDOT is now using rumble strips ahead of their construction zones. No warning, they just appear. They are also orange in color. I came across some just west of Mt Vernon on I-44 today. One set, followed by another set about half a mile further down.

Without an accompanying sign indicating something like "construction zone X miles ahead", at least at the first encountered strip, expecting drivers to intuit the situation by the combination of vibration and color seems overly hopeful on the part of MODOT.   But then this is the same agency that eschews reassurance shields for tiny versions on milepost paddles -- so self-evident signage may not be their strong suit!  It'll be interesting to see how this "experiment" pans out! :confused:

Well, there are the usual construction zone signs, just no Rumble Strip signage.

 on: June 24, 2018, 09:57:35 PM 
Started by Jim - Last post by 1
And then let's take I-84 to Newburgh.

I-84 doesn't go through New Milford.

 on: June 24, 2018, 09:56:03 PM 
Started by qguy - Last post by froggie
Trying to define the Midwest is like trying to define Upstate New York.  There's no set definition and, if this thread is any indication, everyone has their own opinion and they're all different...

 on: June 24, 2018, 09:54:28 PM 
Started by qguy - Last post by hbelkins
But that gets into the debate about whether that part of Pennsylvania is Northeastern or Midwestern.

I-99 is the dividing line. (In New York, I-390 is the dividing line.)

Anyone who thinks Pittsburgh is in the midwest has been lobotomized, although to be fair, it's not really in the northeast either.
Pittsburgh is in the midwest.

Pittsburgh is in the Appalachian Mountains. Therefore it can't be in the midwest.

 on: June 24, 2018, 09:53:02 PM 
Started by Tom89t - Last post by jeffandnicole
I'm kind of in between. Lots of Seattle area intersections have for 4-section right turn filters, in addition to the occasional tower or doghouse. No idea why bi-modal signals are so popular here.

Bi-modal means that one section displays two aspects, right (ie, for example, the green arrow and yellow arrow are combined into one signal lens)?

Because if so, there's a few of those around Des Moines for protected lefts. Here's an example.

That bottom section on the far left displays both the green and yellow arrow, if the protected left is activated by enough waiting vehicles. (Or, just one vehicle, if you're kind of a dick like me and wait above where the sensor loop is embedded in the turn lane, and not at the stop line!)

Why wouldn't they put it at the stop line? It's perfectly normal to let any turning traffic turn first.

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