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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #75 on: April 07, 2021, 10:45:48 PM »

This one also has issues with the arrows (but, I'm sure it will get replaced).
What? The arrows look fine to me.
They are not pointing at an angle.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #76 on: April 07, 2021, 10:50:16 PM »

This one also has issues with the arrows (but, I'm sure it will get replaced).
What? The arrows look fine to me.
The left lane is also exit only but the sign doesn't reflect that.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #77 on: April 07, 2021, 10:51:37 PM »

This one also has issues with the arrows (but, I'm sure it will get replaced).
What? The arrows look fine to me.
The left lane is also exit only but the sign doesn't reflect that.
Just saw that now. Only a minor issue though, as the sign isn't really past the gore point yet despite the left lane being exit only at that point.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #78 on: April 08, 2021, 03:38:20 AM »

This thread reads like "the DOT fired me for incompetence and now I am going to stick it to them with piddly crap."
These posts need to come with a disclaimer:

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Proceed with caution, and possibly a puke bucket.

If it bothers you, why the hell are you on this forum? We're all petty bitches.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #79 on: April 08, 2021, 07:26:53 AM »

This thread reads like "the DOT fired me for incompetence and now I am going to stick it to them with piddly crap."
These posts need to come with a disclaimer:

This poster is a petty bitch, is seeing things, and more than likely, both.
Proceed with caution, and possibly a puke bucket.

If it bothers you, why the hell are you on this forum? We're all petty bitches.

Honestly, the occasional guide sign kern ing issue is fairly common, and isn't a big deal after you've seen like fifty of them scattered around the nation.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #80 on: April 08, 2021, 09:14:37 AM »

This thread reads like "the DOT fired me for incompetence and now I am going to stick it to them with piddly crap."
These posts need to come with a disclaimer:

This poster is a petty bitch, is seeing things, and more than likely, both.
Proceed with caution, and possibly a puke bucket.

If it bothers you, why the hell are you on this forum? We're all petty bitches.

Honestly, the occasional guide sign kern ing issue is fairly common, and isn't a big deal after you've seen like fifty of them scattered around the nation.

This is a forum dedicated to roads and road signs though, so naturally all errors big and small must be criticized.  :-P
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #81 on: April 08, 2021, 09:28:49 AM »

The weird empty gantries on I-287 in Morris County, leftovers from what used to be HOV lanes.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #82 on: April 08, 2021, 10:46:26 AM »



This one also has issues with the arrows (but, I'm sure it will get replaced).

What? The arrows look fine to me.

They are not pointing at an angle.

Is that not up to 2000 and 2003 MUTCD spec?
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #83 on: April 08, 2021, 11:15:25 AM »

To me, this is strange, because it includes everything but a wig-wag signal. Thankfully, there's not a lot like this:

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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #84 on: April 08, 2021, 11:35:34 AM »

To me, this is strange, because it includes everything but a wig-wag signal. Thankfully, there's not a lot like this:



Perhaps it's because I'm used to reversible lanes (such as the I-595 express lanes, which are similar to the ones on I-395 here in Virginia), but I don't see anything particularly odd about that assembly, aside from finding it a bit ugly that the vertical poles protrude so far above the gantry.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #85 on: April 08, 2021, 11:42:44 AM »

To me, this is strange, because it includes everything but a wig-wag signal. Thankfully, there's not a lot like this:




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The arrows look fine to me.

They are not pointing at an angle.

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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #86 on: April 08, 2021, 12:12:35 PM »



This one also has issues with the arrows (but, I'm sure it will get replaced).

What? The arrows look fine to me.

They are not pointing at an angle.

Is that not up to 2000 and 2003 MUTCD spec?
They are fine, they are just old-school looking.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #87 on: April 08, 2021, 05:04:50 PM »

Seems like NCDOT stopped using the EXIT ONLY when both lanes do not exit.

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6873756,-77.9667921,3a,63.5y,148.43h,98.08t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sCvmjurGCLEWugmtEuM7N_A!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!5m1!1e1 This was installed in 2006.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #88 on: April 08, 2021, 05:07:24 PM »

Seems like NCDOT stopped using the EXIT ONLY when both lanes do not exit.

https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6873756,-77.9667921,3a,63.5y,148.43h,98.08t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sCvmjurGCLEWugmtEuM7N_A!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!5m1!1e1 This was installed in 2006.

That was the pre-2009 standard.  Nothing strange at all about that.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #91 on: April 08, 2021, 05:17:57 PM »

To me, this is strange, because it includes everything but a wig-wag signal. Thankfully, there's not a lot like this:



Perhaps it's because I'm used to reversible lanes (such as the I-595 express lanes, which are similar to the ones on I-395 here in Virginia), but I don't see anything particularly odd about that assembly, aside from finding it a bit ugly that the vertical poles protrude so far above the gantry.

They were definitely cutting corners on that one. They're not even the same height.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #93 on: April 10, 2021, 02:09:07 AM »

Explain the humor to me.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #94 on: April 10, 2021, 02:13:47 AM »

Explain the humor to me.
I have no idea how that happened but it looks like a vehicle hit it.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #95 on: April 10, 2021, 01:58:39 PM »

Explain the humor to me.
I have no idea how that happened but it looks like a vehicle hit it.
Maybe it was yet to be installed ?
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #96 on: April 10, 2021, 04:18:45 PM »

A later photo shows the side supports were replaced and the truss may have been reused.
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Re: Strange overhead signs
« Reply #97 on: April 10, 2021, 07:06:48 PM »

Explain the humor to me.
I have no idea how that happened but it looks like a vehicle hit it.
Maybe it was yet to be installed ?
It was installed in 2003.

Edit: I think it was 1999 or 2000. The Wilson bypass was done in 2 phases.
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