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Section 3: Oversize Street Name Signs

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Recommended Use

Oversized or illuminated street name signs should be mounted on signalized intersection mast arms or span wires where possible.

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Letter Size

The minimum recommended letter height for street names is 10 inch, except that 8 inches may be used where any of the following circumstances exist:s

  • dual street names at intersections
  • space limitations restrict the overall size of the sign
  • roadway with speed limit of 30 miles per hour or less.
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Dimensions

See Standard Highway Sign Designs for Texas for the recommended dimensions for oversized street name signs. See the Traffic Control Standard Plan Sheets for sheeting, font, and substrate requirements for oversize street name signs.

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