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 Reduce Spead Ahead Signs

 

Reduced Speed Ahead Signs warn motorists of upcoming speed limit reductions.  These signs are used when engineering judgment deems them necessary for compliance with the reduced speed limit.  Some factors taken into consideration when deciding if Reduced Speed Ahead Signs are needed include how far in advance speed limit signs can be seen and how much the speed is being reduced.

As you may have noticed, the signs above look different from the black and white rectangular signs that were used previously.  That is because the speed reduction signs have been changed to warning signs rather than regulatory signs, and therefore the sign designs have also been changed.

 

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If there is a location where you feel these signs are needed, the District 7 Traffic Office will study the location and take the appropriate action.  Requests for sign installations should be sent in letter form to the District Traffic Engineer, Craig Eley, at the following address:

Craig Eley, P.E.
District Traffic Engineer

ODOT District 7
1001 Saint Marys Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Phone: (937) 497-6832

Craig.Eley@dot.state.oh.us

Please allow thirty to sixty days for us to study and respond.  If sign(s) are to be installed, additional time will be needed for the signs to be ordered and installed.