Botched Roadsigns

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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Stevie D » Tue Mar 12, 2019 20:09

I was amused to see a temporary roadworks sign with the plate "Diwedd / End" ... in North Yorkshire!

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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Bfivethousand » Wed Mar 13, 2019 01:19

Big L wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 19:11
Non-existent Give Way ahead. You can go back to '09 and there is nothing to give way to.
What about the mini-roundabout 130 yards ahead of the sign?
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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Al__S » Wed Mar 13, 2019 06:55

Bfivethousand wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 01:19
Big L wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 19:11
Non-existent Give Way ahead. You can go back to '09 and there is nothing to give way to.
What about the mini-roundabout 130 yards ahead of the sign?
Google Maps measurements puts it at 150m from the sign to the, erm, give way line

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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Big L » Wed Mar 13, 2019 06:57

Bfivethousand wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 01:19
Big L wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 19:11
Non-existent Give Way ahead. You can go back to '09 and there is nothing to give way to.
What about the mini-roundabout 130 yards ahead of the sign?
I'd swear I looked up and down the road and missed that!
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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by crazyknightsfan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:18

Big L wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 06:57
Bfivethousand wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 01:19
Big L wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 19:11
Non-existent Give Way ahead. You can go back to '09 and there is nothing to give way to.
What about the mini-roundabout 130 yards ahead of the sign?
I'd swear I looked up and down the road and missed that!
Somebody doesn't know how a mini-roundabout works :shock:

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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Euan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 23:12

crazyknightsfan wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:18
Big L wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 06:57
Bfivethousand wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 01:19


What about the mini-roundabout 130 yards ahead of the sign?
I'd swear I looked up and down the road and missed that!
Somebody doesn't know how a mini-roundabout works :shock:
A bit of bad driving caught by Google Maps, who would have thought...
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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by DB617 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 07:56

Shoutout to my local Highways department for the new temporary width restrictions on the A4226 scheme. Signs on the A48 warn of a 2.9m wide load restriction and instruct drivers to phone at the next laybys. The sign eastbound has been blown flat. The sign westbound says 'Wide loads (over 2.9m) phone 0.... Blank'. Nobody put the phone number in. It never ceases to amaze me how someone can go and put these signs out, take a step back and say 'this is fine.'

The very same advance width warning signs are the usual yellow text signs that can be difficult to read at speed because of information over flow. Because the Welsh ones have to include the Cymraeg version, the text is in the tiniest font imaginable. Trying to read it half tucked in a bush at NSL was interesting.
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Re: Botched Roadsigns

Post by Chris Bertram » Fri Mar 15, 2019 14:07

A roadworks sign on Suffolk Street Queensway heading N/B has a plate telling us they're "On A4127". Only A4127 is in London. So perhaps they mean B4127? Close, but no cigar, by the time you see this sign you've passed Holloway Circus where you would turn to access that road. Best just to ignore the number altogether.
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From the SABRE Wiki: A4127 :

The A4127 is an urban A-road in west London.

It starts on the A3005 on Norwood Green. From here it heads north with the green to its left and Osterley Park behind the houses to the right. Soon the left side of the road becomes built-up and the right becomes open. After passing a cricket field we reach a roundabout junction with the B454 where the road bears left. It immediately goes over

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