Signage is the collective term for signs.

A sign in the local government sense is usually a two dimensional object with writing or a symbol advising the public of or about a place or object(s).

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The most common types of signs are traffic signs, but signs are also used to identify assets & facilities and within buildings.

Types of Signs

Sign Condition

Often, particularly in the case of road signs a sign's retroreflectivity can be a major determinant of overall condition and remaining useful life.

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External Links & References

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  3. Selecting a Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Assessment Method
  4. Traffic Sign Life Expectancy - Minnesota Department of Transportation


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