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Report on Highway Guide Sign Fonts

Joint Explanatory Statement House Report 115-237

Highway Guide Sign Fonts - The agreement prohibits funds from being used to enforce actions terminating the Interim Approval IA-5 of the Clearview font on highway guide signs. Section 125 of the Act directs FHWA to reinstate Interim Approval IA-5. FHWA is also directed to conduct a comprehensive review of the research on this alternative font and to report on its findings to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations within 90 days of enactment of this Act. The report must document the safety and cost implications of the decision to terminate approval of Clearview font and fully address the comments submitted by affected States during the related December 13, 2016 request for information (FHWA Docket No. FHWA-2016-0036). The agreement does not include directives under the paragraph entitled "Highway Guide Signs Font" in Senate Report 115-138.

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