Gene Hawkins http://wlrn.org en Here Is What It Looks Like When Traffic Engineers Design Highway Signs http://wlrn.org/post/here-what-it-looks-when-traffic-engineers-design-highway-signs <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">If North Carolina had its way, the interstate system would look very different today.</span></p><p>Before President Dwight D. Eisenhower had even signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, the American Association of State Highway Officials was discussing the need for “a distinctive interstate route marker.”&nbsp;</p><p>The U.S. Highway System already had the iconic shield you see along U.S. 1, AASHO decided the fledgling 40,000-mile superhighway needed its own brand.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:39:29 +0000 Kenny Malone 28877 at http://wlrn.org Here Is What It Looks Like When Traffic Engineers Design Highway Signs