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Figure 2E-11. Interstate and U.S. Route Signs

This figure shows nine Interstate and U.S. route signs.

The first set of signs consists of three signs labeled "FOR GUIDE SIGN AND INDEPENDENT USE":

  • M1-1 is shown as a shield with a white border, with the word "INTERSTATE" in white capital letters on a red background in the top portion of the shield, with a horizontal white line underneath from border to border. Under the line, the large white numerals "22" are shown on a blue background. To the right of this sign, the word "OR" is shown and another sign. This is shown as the same sign but with the numerals "495." The shield with "495" is wider than the shield with "22."
  • M1-2 is shown as a shield with a green background and white border, with the word "BUSINESS" in white capital letters in the top portion of the shield, with a horizontal white line underneath from border to border. Under the line, the word "LOOP" is shown in smaller white capital letters. Under this, the large white numerals "22" are shown.

The second set of signs consists of two signs labeled "EISENHOWER INTERSTATE SYSTEM." The sign on the left is shown as a square blue sign with a white border and legend. It is shown with five white five-point stars in a five-point star pattern above the words "EISENHOWER INTERSTATE SYSTEM" in a sans serif typeface on three lines. The sign on the right is shown as the same sign with the words in a serif typeface.

The third set of signs consists of two signs labeled "FOR GUIDE SIGN USE." The signs are shown as white cutout shields with black numerals surrounded by a black border. The sign on the left shows the numerals "22." The sign on the right shows a wider shield with the numerals "798."

The fourth set of signs consists of two signs labeled "FOR INDEPENDENT USE." M1-4 is shown as a black square with the black numerals "22" on a white shield. The sign to its right is shown as a horizontal rectangular black sign with black numerals "798" on a wider white shield.

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