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manmonza
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Road signs

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03-28-2011 11:42 AM

I am looking for road signs, ie county roads, stop signs etc.

Where would a guy look for the signs, be blocks or xref?

 

Is there away to use the sign images fro ArcView?

You can buy the Digital MUTCD that includes AutoCAD blocks http://www.fhwa.org/en/products/mutcd/mutcd_cad_en.html

 

Suposedly these prople have them for free http://mildpdf.com/file/group/mutcd-signs-in-autocad.html

 

Allen

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AllenJessup
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Re: Road signs

03-28-2011 12:00 PM in reply to: manmonza

You can buy the Digital MUTCD that includes AutoCAD blocks http://www.fhwa.org/en/products/mutcd/mutcd_cad_en.html

 

Suposedly these prople have them for free http://mildpdf.com/file/group/mutcd-signs-in-autocad.html

 

Allen

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manmonza
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Re: Road signs

03-28-2011 12:12 PM in reply to: AllenJessup

I will look into the first link you posted.

 

Thanks, Scott

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Murph
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Re: Road signs

03-28-2011 01:09 PM in reply to: manmonza

manmonza wrote:

I am looking for road signs, ie county roads, stop signs etc.

Where would a guy look for the signs, be blocks or xref?

 

Is there away to use the sign images fro ArcView?


The sign images in E$RI are fonts just create a text style using one of those add some text then either explode the text or wmfout and back in to create the blocks as needed. I created  a ton of them years ago that way. If yours are not font type but BMP you need Raster Design, but a few command signs are in the ArcPad font.

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Neilw
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Re: Road signs

10-31-2012 08:45 AM in reply to: AllenJessup

I don't see the free signs in your link Allen. Can you verify?

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AllenJessup
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Re: Road signs

10-31-2012 08:57 AM in reply to: Neilw

Neilw wrote:

I don't see the free signs in your link Allen. Can you verify?
 Neil,
No I can't. I believe you mean the non-MUTCD link. I only got a quick look at their front pabe and then was blocked by our firewall. I don't know why, because we ARE a Highway Department. But IT is funny that way.

 

It's possible that things have changed since Mar 2011.

 

Allen

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