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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4175 on: May 31, 2017, 07:44:39 PM »

This photo was taken on Simcoe St approaching Vienna St in Tillsonburg, ON. The sign on the left implies that turning left puts you on county road 19, but technically that section is still highway 19 until it ends at highway 3. It's also an ugly sign to boot! :pan:

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4176 on: May 31, 2017, 11:39:06 PM »

Two of three from a 1/4 mile stretch of the same route (MA 58) in Carver. The first southbound, just after the interchange with US 44. One has to do a double take that they are not in New Jersey or Delaware:


One-quarter mile further south, but heading back toward US 44, you come across these recently installed guide (paddle) signs:


There's also another one at the intersection seen in the distance (not pictured). The guide signs closer to the US 44 interchange are older and correct.

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4177 on: June 01, 2017, 09:27:00 AM »

In addition; note the odd location/position of the upright arrow, placed in-between the 44 & 58 shields on the lower D8 LGS.  Typically, MassDOT places the upright arrow either to the left or right of the route shield(s).
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4178 on: June 01, 2017, 05:21:42 PM »

Two of three from a 1/4 mile stretch of the same route (MA 58) in Carver. The first southbound, just after the interchange with US 44. One has to do a double take that they are not in New Jersey or Delaware:


One-quarter mile further south, but heading back toward US 44, you come across these recently installed guide (paddle) signs:


There's also another one at the intersection seen in the distance (not pictured). The guide signs closer to the US 44 interchange are older and correct.

Such a complete mess - they made US 44 a state route plus put up brand new signs routing people down old 44 and not the freeway portion that's been there for over a decade.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4179 on: June 02, 2017, 08:53:51 PM »

IL 24 shield on U.S. 24 just west of IL 103, taken 5/28/17:
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4180 on: June 09, 2017, 09:35:39 AM »


US 10 for AR 10 in Little Rock.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4181 on: June 09, 2017, 09:51:55 AM »

Just so you know, I created a separate thread for state/US mixups to go in, so that this thread would not grow as quickly. (You don't have to, but if you want, you can delete the post here and put it in the other one. This applies to anyone who has posted a state/US mixup in this thread.)
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4182 on: June 09, 2017, 11:13:19 AM »

Not quite sure if this is an error or of LADOTD made 3003 a southbound route for only 100 feet.


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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4183 on: June 14, 2017, 11:47:14 AM »

Not quite sure if this is an error or of LADOTD made 3003 a southbound route for only 100 feet.


South 3003 or East 3003? by Jay Bienvenu, on Flickr

I've noticed some short-ish Louisiana routes don't easily follow the east-west/north-south pattern, so they avoid the directional banner altogether, like Texas.

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4184 on: June 16, 2017, 05:30:48 PM »

Stanley Roberts of KRON-4 in San Francisco tweeted this from San Leandro.



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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4185 on: June 16, 2017, 11:40:52 PM »

Like those OLNY pavement markings.  :D
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4186 on: June 17, 2017, 12:16:15 AM »

Like those OLNY pavement markings.  :D

Or SHCOOL...not cool!
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4187 on: June 17, 2017, 07:54:35 AM »

Or the SOTP ones. And these have happened in both sides of the pond :sombrero:.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4188 on: June 17, 2017, 03:40:36 PM »

Or the SOTP ones. And these have happened in both sides of the pond :sombrero:.

A bit more understandable in Espaņa, though. Do stop signs or pavement markings ever read "Alto"?
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4189 on: June 27, 2017, 08:45:06 AM »

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54480415@N08/35506093406/
This one here has CR 39 shown for the guide to the right ahead while the following c/d ramp is shown as FL 39.  However, once off the first ramp the signs at the end of the ramp show it as FL 39!  In fact all of what is to be Hillsorough County Road 39 is signed as FL 39 throughout Plant City.

Apparently someone at FDOT did a big goof as there was no official move of State Road 39 onto Alexander Street and no commissioning of a Hillsborough County Road 39 in Plant City using what was always FL 39.

So until both FDOT and Plant City decide which alignment is going to be FL 39, it is safe to say that it never moved and all signs still show FL 39 as is on Buchman Highway and all other city streets is uses within Plant City is the real Route 39 and the county designation is not really applied as well as Alexander Street being officially SR 39A.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4190 on: July 02, 2017, 09:17:29 AM »



And this one is problematic if one were to follow it explicitly, given that Canal Rd is one-way westbound during the PM rush:
Canal Rd approaching Arizona Ave: https://goo.gl/maps/ZiVTBxeiyNy

This sign is actually correct.  Keep one lane through this section during the afternoon rush.  And then up ahead at Arizona, all traffic must turn left in the afternoon because Canal is one-way the wrong way at this point.

But it is confusing enough that I believe electronic signs are warranted for this stretch.

Another aspect I hate is that there should be a warning about this on the Beltway.   Traffic heading into the city during the afternoon rush should only take the GW Pkwy as the Clara Barton becomes one-way, the wrong way, a short distance south of the Beltway to match the reversible nature of Canal Rd.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4191 on: July 03, 2017, 10:55:57 PM »

I was unable to get a picture of this, but if anyone here drives on southbound 14 Street in DC passing the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, see if you can get a picture of the new sign that says "PEDESTIRANS" are prohibited.



Or the SOTP ones. And these have happened in both sides of the pond :sombrero:.

A bit more understandable in Espaņa, though. Do stop signs or pavement markings ever read "Alto"?

I've seen "ALTO" signs on Cozumel.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4192 on: July 03, 2017, 11:44:11 PM »

Or the SOTP ones. And these have happened in both sides of the pond :sombrero:.

A bit more understandable in Espaņa, though. Do stop signs or pavement markings ever read "Alto"?

I've seen "ALTO" signs on Cozumel.

My understanding was that Mexico used "ALTO" for all stop signs. Vienna signatories seem to use STOP, regardless of primary language (although I imagine some countries use their primary language anyways).
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4193 on: July 03, 2017, 11:50:24 PM »

Turkey uses DUR (durmak = to stop).  I think PARE is the norm in South America.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4194 on: July 19, 2017, 10:40:19 PM »

Not a road sign, but I'm sure this billboard's been noticed before by one of you.  Straight ahead at a T intersection?

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4195 on: July 19, 2017, 11:27:02 PM »

Not a road sign, but I'm sure this billboard's been noticed before by one of you.  Straight ahead at a T intersection?


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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4196 on: July 23, 2017, 02:40:17 AM »



The I-35 and SH-9 shields are swapped, leading to an interesting "west I-35" error.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4197 on: July 23, 2017, 11:12:05 AM »

LOL West on I-35...That's pretty funny.  I enjoyed that last post haha
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Re: Erroneous road signs
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4199 on: July 25, 2017, 11:34:11 PM »

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