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Figure 2G-2. Examples of Intersection Approach Signs and Advance Signs for Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs

This figure illustrates examples of intersection approach signs and advance signs for tourist-oriented directional signs.

The illustration shows the approaches to an intersection of segments of a vertical and a horizontal two-lane roadway with one lane of traffic in each direction. The opposing lanes are shown separated by solid double yellow lines. Solid white stop lines are shown across the approach lanes of the horizontal roadway. The direction of travel is from the bottom to the top of the figure. Two notes are shown at the bottom of the figure: "(1) Optional Message" and "(2) Use if there is an intervening road."

On the right side of the roadway on the vertical roadway, a series of four rectangular blue signs with white borders and legends are shown.

At the bottom of the figure, farthest from the intersection, a sign is shown with four vertically stacked panels, the topmost of which is shown with the words "TOURIST ACTIVITIES." To the right of this panel, the notation (1) is shown. Below the top panel, three panels are shown with the words "NEXT LEFT," "STEWARD'S JET BOATS," and "DICK & HARRY'S TROUT FARM," respectively. To the right of this sign, the word "OR" is shown and another sign. This sign is shown to be identical except that the second panel has the words "LEFT ½ MILE" instead of "NEXT LEFT." To the right of this panel, the notation (2) is shown.

Another sign is shown at a dimensioned distance of 150 m (500 ft) MIN beyond the first sign. This sign and the first sign are labeled "ADVANCE SIGN LOCATIONS (Special Circumstances Only)." This sign is shown with four vertically stacked panels, the topmost of which is shown with the words "TOURIST ACTIVITIES." To the right of this panel, the notation (1) is shown. Below the top panel, three panels are shown with the words "NEXT RIGHT," "MYRTLEWOOD GIFT SHOP," and "GREENFOREST ORCHARD," respectively. To the right of this sign, the word "OR" is shown and another sign. This sign is shown to be identical except that the second panel has the words "RIGHT 1 km" instead of "NEXT RIGHT." To the right of this panel, the notation (2) is shown.

The sign next closest to the intersection is shown with three vertically stacked panels, the topmost of which is shown with the words "TOURIST ACTIVITIES." To the right of this panel, the notation (1) is shown. Below that, a panel is shown with a left-pointing horizontal arrow above the numeral "1," a vertical white line, and the words "STEWARD'S JET BOATS." Below that, a panel is shown with a left-pointing horizontal arrow above the numeral "3," a vertical white line, and the words "DICK & HARRY'S TROUT FARM."

The sign closest to the intersection is shown at a dimensioned distance of 60 m (200 ft) MIN beyond the previous sign and 60 m (200 ft) MIN in advance of the intersection. The sign is shown with three vertically stacked panels, the topmost of which is shown with the words "TOURIST ACTIVITIES." To the right of this panel, the notation (1) is shown. Below that, a panel is shown with the words "MYRTLEWOOD GIFT SHOP," a vertical white line, and a right-pointing horizontal arrow above the numeral "1." Below that, a panel is shown with the words "GREENFOREST ORCHARD," a vertical white line, and a right-pointing horizontal arrow above the numeral "3."

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