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Sign finds in Durham

While running errands today, I took my camera with me out to Durham County to get photos of a set of older signs.  One sign has been known for sometime, the other I just discovered in the last month.

First, a number of years ago, NCDOT widened and improved Interstate 85 in Durham.  As part of that all of the signage was upgraded.  Well it looks like there was at least one exception - this older Junction I-85, US 15, and US 70 combination still stands on NC 55.

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I had found that combination by happenstance a few weeks ago.

Also, on NC 147, the Durham Freeway, it is well known that what is most likely the only metric sign in North Carolina stands.

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NCDOT is in the process of upgrading a lot of the signage on the Durham Freeway, and I wanted to make sure I grabbed a shot of it in case the sign finds the chopping block this go around.

So I guess you can still find a few sign treats in North Carolina - if you look hard enough.

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