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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby PhantomSoul » Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:24 pm

The primary names of segments with addresses (house numbers) along them really need to reflect the name you would use if you were searching for one of those addresses, regardless of local signage, no?

I realize this could be confusing in terms of the banner display and TTS, but isn't that what short, way finder segments are for? I know it's more work and creates more junctions, but it also reflects nearby addresses more accurately while displaying/reading what you actually see on the sign if you need to turn at the intersection.
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby Daknife » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:43 am

Very True, the one I use as an example has held that name Since Stockton and Malone retired. Then there is the road up to the nearby Cabela's that was named Cabela's Drive in it's honor when the store opened. Now Adobe just finished a big new building built across the road and it suddenly became Adobe Way.
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:43 am

Be careful with those "honorary" designations, most of the time they are not permanent (we have one intersection that changes name each March (for one of the St. Patrick's Day Parades).
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby Daknife » Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:26 am

Let alone we country managers having to fix every pot hole on every rural route. And my employer is starting to complain about the amount of time I've spent rebuilding a couple landslide damaged roads. :lol:

As to the OP, could it be that the city has designated that one stretch slightly differently for some specific reason? For example I've yet to find an official city map of SLC that identifies the block of 300 West between South Temple and 100 South as John Stockton Drive, or the one block of 100 S between 300 West and 400 West as Malone Drive. So named in honor of John Stockton and Karl Malone. Stockton drive and Malone Drive. I haven't put the names in as primary on the SLC maps and in SLC the grid number designators are almost always also listed, but the situation could be similar.
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:36 pm

huckd wrote:Oh no. Is Waze's street light repair department falling down on the job again???


So many people sign on as Area Managers without realizing it's one of their many duties...
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby HuckD » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:05 pm

shawndoc wrote:
What good is that going to do? I've reported the broken street light through Waze a half dozen times and its still broken.


Oh no. Is Waze's street light repair department falling down on the job again???
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby jasonh300 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:47 pm

shawndoc wrote:What good is that going to do? I've reported the broken street light through Waze a half dozen times and its still broken.


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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby HandofMadness » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:32 pm

AndyPoms wrote:You can always C) Report the incorrect signage to the Town/State DPW/DOT...


What good is that going to do? I've reported the broken street light through Waze a half dozen times and its still broken.
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby AndyPoms » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:16 pm

You can always C) Report the incorrect signage to the Town/State DPW/DOT...
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Re: Incorrect street signs

Postby HandofMadness » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:03 pm

Until we know more about Waze's final address solution, I'd say go with what the signage is. At this point, the only use for street names is for providing directions, and if the names in Waze don't match the name on the signs it can cause confusion.
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