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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4350 on: July 17, 2018, 09:16:50 PM »

https://goo.gl/maps/hJ8hZ1wvvKB2
Saw this last weekend but wasn't able to get a picture.  I-95 business loop in Fayetteville signed as a Spur route.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4351 on: July 17, 2018, 09:30:08 PM »

https://goo.gl/maps/hJ8hZ1wvvKB2
Saw this last weekend but wasn't able to get a picture.  I-95 business loop in Fayetteville signed as a Spur route.
Getting to be like New Hampshire with the concurrencies signed on a green panel.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4352 on: July 18, 2018, 08:24:06 AM »

https://goo.gl/maps/hJ8hZ1wvvKB2
Saw this last weekend but wasn't able to get a picture.  I-95 business loop in Fayetteville signed as a Spur route.
Getting to be like New Hampshire with the concurrencies signed on a green panel.

Sometimes single routes too, like on this sign coming into Charlotte (not erroneous, just an example of this):

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4353 on: July 24, 2018, 01:20:28 AM »

https://www.google.com/maps/@42.335714,-71.1008042,3a,85.9y,271.51h,90.71t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s2347h-U2oFyONI2NeDDyyQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
DE/IA/KY/NJ/MS highway shield erroneously used instead of MA shield on MA-9/Huntington Ave in Boston.  GSV says it's been there since at least 2007.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4354 on: July 28, 2018, 12:18:08 AM »

https://goo.gl/maps/hJ8hZ1wvvKB2
Saw this last weekend but wasn't able to get a picture.  I-95 business loop in Fayetteville signed as a Spur route.
It is also signed as I-95 Business Spur on the Elk Rd BGS's that have been recently put up.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4355 on: July 30, 2018, 12:57:54 PM »

https://www.google.com/maps/@42.335714,-71.1008042,3a,85.9y,271.51h,90.71t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s2347h-U2oFyONI2NeDDyyQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
DE/IA/KY/NJ/MS highway shield erroneously used instead of MA shield on MA-9/Huntington Ave in Boston.  GSV says it's been there since at least 2007.

I think it's been there longer than that.  I remember that one as far back as 2003.  Might have been a circle that they replaced with another circle?

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4356 on: August 01, 2018, 12:27:42 PM »


Not an error in design but in placement of an overall cardinal direction.  I-470 does not run north-south but east-west.  I-470 should be WEST and not SOUTH with N-S MO 291.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4357 on: August 02, 2018, 04:25:55 PM »

Don’t know if this one was reported, but I just found this in GSV in Williamsport, PA


(This is US 15 southbound)
I assume I-100 is the error?
That’s just a GSV photo-stitching glitch. The photo seam goes horizontally through the Interstate shield, and the top of the 8 got cut off. Move back one step,and it’s I-180.

Edit: I do see an issue. The lane marked “Maynard St EXIT ONLY” actually ends at the US 220 junction; it’s the left lane here that becomes the Maynard St ramp. Thru traffic on US 15 southbound has to merge left at US 220.

Sorry for dredging up an old post, but I just saw this, and it was the topic of a thread I posted a number of years ago.

About a mile beyond the picture above—at the point where the two southbound lanes of US 15 merge with the two eastbound lanes of I-180/US 220 and reduce to three lanes total—PennDOT posted a YIELD sign with a panel underneath reading LEFT LANE. So apparently, the implication is that the left lane ends (and is therefore required to yield and merge with the through I-180 lanes) while the right lane continues through to become the exit only lane for Maynard Street. The problem with this in reality is that the pavement and striping configuration doesn’t adequately support this.

I would imagine, though, that there are situations where a two-lane ramp merges with two through lanes of a freeway, forming three lanes post-merge, but the striping clearly indicates that it’s the inner lane (i.e. left lane) that ends and is forced to merge, while outer lane continues continues through non-stop.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4358 on: August 06, 2018, 04:52:43 PM »

Not a sign, but an error nonethess.

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4359 on: August 08, 2018, 05:19:19 PM »

https://goo.gl/maps/RjTkSr223MN2
From NJ 82 W Bound you do not use the NB Garden State Parkway to access US 22.

No, but that ramp does lead to both the NB Parkway and US 22 (both directions). The "TO" is questionably necessary, but the sign is not erroneous.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4360 on: August 08, 2018, 06:46:59 PM »

https://goo.gl/maps/ABW9tTNqFTu

Should there be a TO next to the US 12 outline because I keep thinking "US 12 doesn't go onto Van Buren." You have to get to East Broadway to get to US 12, then go to Madison where it will head towards 5th and Arthur.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4361 on: August 11, 2018, 04:50:21 PM »

US 12 Westbound exits I-90 on to Van Buren at Exit 105, and travels south for a block or so to East Broadway, and has for at least the last 25 years I have been through Missoula. East Broadway was a possible former alignment of US 12 before Interstate 90 came through.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4362 on: August 11, 2018, 06:53:54 PM »

https://goo.gl/maps/RjTkSr223MN2
From NJ 82 W Bound you do not use the NB Garden State Parkway to access US 22.

No, but that ramp does lead to both the NB Parkway and US 22 (both directions). The "TO" is questionably necessary, but the sign is not erroneous.
The signs says the NB Parkway leads to Route 22 not that the ramp goes there along with US 22.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54480415@N08/23843541278/in/album-72157649711684990/
This one has the mileage distances in reverse.  Mango is only 1 mile to the left while the FL State Fairgrounds is 2 miles to the right.  The numbers need to be switched out or the destination names.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4363 on: August 15, 2018, 06:50:36 PM »

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54480415@N08/29122204227/in/dateposted-public/
Should be South US 52 TO US 301.  Located in Florence, SC along US 52 after US 301 got realigned to bypass the business district.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4364 on: August 18, 2018, 11:08:08 AM »

Note the white sign at the bottom. It was still there this past Monday when I came around that loop ramp on the right. Too difficult a spot to get my own picture and my dashcam isn't working correctly.

http://goo.gl/maps/rnKbX1ydu1Q2
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4365 on: August 18, 2018, 11:53:08 AM »

Note the white sign at the bottom. It was still there this past Monday when I came around that loop ramp on the right. Too difficult a spot to get my own picture and my dashcam isn't working correctly.

http://goo.gl/maps/rnKbX1ydu1Q2

Spelling errors are one of my favorite errors. Everyone knows when something is spelled wrong, yet somehow, the errors still make it to installation. Not everyone understands sign standards, but most know that "PEDESTRIANS" is not spelled the way it is there.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4366 on: August 18, 2018, 12:29:21 PM »

Note the white sign at the bottom. It was still there this past Monday when I came around that loop ramp on the right. Too difficult a spot to get my own picture and my dashcam isn't working correctly.

http://goo.gl/maps/rnKbX1ydu1Q2

Spelling errors are one of my favorite errors. Everyone knows when something is spelled wrong, yet somehow, the errors still make it to installation. Not everyone understands sign standards, but most know that "PEDESTRIANS" is not spelled the way it is there.

It’s the second sign I’ve seen in DC with “Pedestrian(s)” misspelled. There used to be a sign on South Capitol Street near where Nationals Park is now that said “PEDESTRAIN PROHIBITED.” It was at the southern end of where the street dips under M Street. I don’t have a picture, though, and the sign is long gone.

At least the sign in the Google link has “Bicycles” spelled correctly. Earlier in this thread I posted a photo of signs on Vermont Avenue NW that spell it “BICYLCES.” I tweeted that picture to the DC government several months ago, but as of two weeks ago nothing had been done about it.

Edited: It was actually in the “Worst of” thread. Two signs with the same error: https://www.aaroads.com/forum/index.php?topic=3521.msg2304034#msg2304034
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4367 on: August 31, 2018, 12:34:52 PM »

Not sure if the goof is the signal or the sign, but the off-ramp from westbound US-36 to northbound McCaslin Blvd in Superior, CO has two signals which indicate the off-ramp to be a straight movement (all the signals are up arrows), but there's both an R3-5R (right turn only) sign, as well as NTOR sign:

https://goo.gl/vaP5H3

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4368 on: August 31, 2018, 12:38:14 PM »

(Imgur was over capacity, so I had to link to my Google Drive...someone let me know if there's no image displayed)

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« Reply #4369 on: September 01, 2018, 12:04:01 PM »

(Imgur was over capacity, so I had to link to my Google Drive...someone let me know if there's no image displayed)

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4370 on: September 04, 2018, 11:05:23 AM »

Not sure if the goof is the signal or the sign, but the off-ramp from westbound US-36 to northbound McCaslin Blvd in Superior, CO has two signals which indicate the off-ramp to be a straight movement (all the signals are up arrows), but there's both an R3-5R (right turn only) sign, as well as NTOR sign:

https://goo.gl/vaP5H3



Just went by there yesterday -- but the opposite way.  :eyebrow:
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4371 on: September 25, 2018, 09:17:03 AM »

I drive by these signs daily as they surround metro Detroit.  Sirius and XM merged over 10 years ago and now it's SXM 135.  This one (GSV) is located EB M-14 in Plymouth Township.

https://goo.gl/maps/9xbmbJ1xJAJ2
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4372 on: September 25, 2018, 01:33:34 PM »

^ That's the first time I've seen a road sign referencing satellite radio, instead of AM/FM.

Going though my 2016 photos, and noticed this "TN 155" shield on the state-line mile marker for I-155:



SR 155 is already in use on the Briley Parkway, over in Nashville.
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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4373 on: October 05, 2018, 05:27:52 PM »

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Re: Erroneous road signs
« Reply #4374 on: October 05, 2018, 07:41:28 PM »

Is there a crosswalk behind the photographer? Something seems fishy here.
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