Street Name Signs
Street-Name-Signs

Street name signs are an integral part of a community’s identity.

If you want to beautify your community and make it a safer and easier place in which to drive, your street name signs program is a great place to begin! To be distinctive, street signs are made to order. These signs are double faced (double sided), with standard colors being white characters on a green background, white on blue or black on white. Other colors are available.

Aluminum Street Name Signs are available in the two metal types illustrated below — flat (.080, .100, or .125 GA thickness) and extruded. You choose the grade of sheeting which suits your needs and/or state/community specifications —  Engineer Grade, Prismatic High Intensity, or Diamond Grade3. Signs can be ordered single or double sided, with or without a border, with multiple color choices, on multiple styles/layouts. Both flat and extruded signs are available in 6″ and 9″ heights with lengths varying from 18″ to 54″ depending on the amount of text needed. Larger sizes are also available for 12″, 15″, and 18″ heights at varying lengths.

Flat Blade
6″, 8″ or 9″ Variable Length

Street Name Signs

Flat Blade Sign Features

  • Double-sided MUTCD Compliant Street Name Signs
  • .080, .100, or .125 GA thickness – Aluminum in EG or HIP reflective sheeting
  • Extruded signs available in 6″ tall with 4″ text, and 9″ tall with 6″ text
  • Optional Prefix and Suffix

Double-sided MUTCD Compliant, flat blade street signs are printed on the highest -grade aluminum to ensure that they don’t chip, rust, or fade season after season.

Extruded Blade
6″ or 9″ Variable Length

Street Name Signs

Official Extruded Bladed Street Name Signs

  • Double-sided MUTCD Compliant Street Name Signs
  • .080, .100, or .125 GA thickness Aluminum in EG or HIP reflective sheeting
  • Extruded signs available in 6″ tall with 4″ text, and 9″ tall with 6″ text

Double sided signs are MUTCD compliant. Extruded (shaped) blades are stronger than regular flat blades. These blades have a thickness of .080″ (center) with extruded top and bottom edges at .230″ thick. Flat and extruded blades are mounted utilizing the same type of bracket. The only difference is that brackets for extruded blade have a larger opening to accommodate the thicker extruded edge of the sign.

NOTE: You should always refer to your local DOT guidelines and city requirements when installing traffic control devices.

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Round Post
Bracket

Round Post Extruded 2-3_8 in

90° Cross
Separator

U-Channel Post Extruded

U-Channel Post
180° Bracket

U-Channel Post Extruded

U-Channel Post
90° Bracket

U-Channel Post Bracket 90 Degree

Cross Flat Blade
Separator

Cross Extruded
Blade Separator

Galvanized Round Post

round-post 2_38 inch

U-Channel Posts
Green & Galvanized

Aluminum Round
Post Cap

Lg. Round
Post Bracket

Tips on Constructing Street Name Signs
The brighter the reflective sheeting and the larger the sign panel, the better. Best contrast colors for both day and night are white characters on a green or blue background.

Common rule of thumb: One inch of letter height for each 40 to 50 feet of legibility distance. Optimal letter height is 6″ or more Letter fronts vary by stroke width and letter width from Series B (thinnest) to Series E modified (thicker and wider). Standard specifications call for Series B name and Series C suffix.