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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #25 on: July 22, 2013, 06:42:00 PM »

I apologize. I meant if I-65 south were to have these signs installed, would US 30 be the point of reference...I know US 30 wouldn't have them because there'd be more variables than a Calculus equation. :)

In all seriousness, would I-65 southbound be justified in having these signs?
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #26 on: July 23, 2013, 07:05:08 PM »

I just saw these in June on I-90 heading to Snoqualme Pass going in both directions.  They were actually on the mileage signs, with the mileage to the next city past the pass, but with the DMS for how long it would take to get to the Pass itself.

There are also a few on I-5 to give people an idea on either side of I-405 to know if taking I-405, SR-520, or I-90 was the faster way to Bellevue, or on I-405 whether I-90 or SR-520 is faster to Seattle.
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2013, 08:18:31 PM »

In all seriousness, would I-65 southbound be justified in having these signs?

Because the Illiana Expressway will presumably be built, that would likely be the second highway. In the meantime, it could be SR 2.
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #28 on: July 23, 2013, 10:22:54 PM »

I apologize. I meant if I-65 south were to have these signs installed, would US 30 be the point of reference...I know US 30 wouldn't have them because there'd be more variables than a Calculus equation. :)

Considering MoDOT has some on non-access controlled roads around St. Louis, it would not be impossible for INDOT to have one on US 30.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=st.+louis,+mo&hl=en&ll=38.565589,-90.406885&spn=0.014278,0.033023&sll=42.032432,-88.091192&sspn=0.215992,0.528374&hnear=St+Louis,+Missouri&t=m&z=16&layer=c&cbll=38.565589,-90.406885&panoid=bv2AgI1f7VtXaUhJVLumsw&cbp=12,190.47,,0,-2.51]
I apologize. I meant if I-65 south were to have these signs installed, would US 30 be the point of reference...I know US 30 wouldn't have them because there'd be more variables than a Calculus equation. :)

Considering MoDOT has some on non-access controlled roads around St. Louis, it would not be impossible for INDOT to have one on US 30.
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=st.+louis,+mo&hl=en&ll=38.565589,-90.406885&spn=0.014278,0.033023&sll=42.032432,-88.091192&sspn=0.215992,0.528374&hnear=St+Louis,+Missouri&t=m&z=16&layer=c&cbll=38.565589,-90.406885&panoid=bv2AgI1f7VtXaUhJVLumsw&cbp=12,190.47,,0,-2.51
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #29 on: July 24, 2013, 06:17:03 PM »

Later this summer, MassDOT will begin replacing their PCMS panels that display travel time with permanent "hybrid" travel time signs similar to these.  The first area for conversion is US 6 on Cape Cod (Mid-Cape Highway), which will include installing some signs on MA 3 and MA 25 approaching the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges.
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #30 on: July 24, 2013, 09:29:47 PM »

Here's an example of how ISTHA uses the VMSs for travel times:



I-39/90 south/east in Rockford.
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Re: "Destination DMS" signs
« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2013, 10:44:59 AM »

I apologize for reviving a thread that is a couple weeks old, but I got a picture of one of these signs on I-465 yesterday while stuck in traffic.  The 9 minutes to I-65 was probably pretty close to correct, but it sure felt longer.

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