Tag: Signage

Wayfinding systems provide easy way for visitors to get from Point A to Point B

By David Land, LEED AP If you’ve ever been lost in the woods, spent hours searching for your car in a municipal parking garage, or stumbled upon every building on campus except the one in which your first class of the semester is meeting, you know the importance of wayfinding. About the Expert: David Land,… Read More »

How to Make Curves Safer: High Friction Surface Treatment One of Many Options

The I-43/I-41 HFST shows up as a texturized surface that improves grip on this curved fly-over ramp. Verville Roth By Phillip Verville III, PE, and William Roth, PE Traveling down a straight stretch of highway generally is not a high-risk endeavor. Throw in a curve and some rain or snow, though, and your chances of… Read More »

Good Sign: Creativity Promotes Three E’s of Traffic Safety

As the Ace of Base song says, “I saw the sign, and it opened up my eyes…” Before that, the Five Man Electrical Band (and later Tesla) declared “signs, signs, everywhere a sign.” And the musical duo Hall & Oates were “looking for a good sign” in the 1980s. Driving along the roadway, you’ll see… Read More »