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NCDOT - TriEx won't have purple signs

Well, I guess we won't have - as a friend of mine calls them - "Barney the Purple Dinosaur" shields and signs for the Triangle Expressway.  In a tweet update for the Westpark Tollway signs (Are you following Gribblenation on Twitter? You should!), I asked NCDOT if the TriEx will have similar purple guide signs.

In an example of today's social media, I received a response last Friday, "@gribblenation no -purple is reserved ONLY 4 transponder electronic tolling. TriX will utilize that plus another type of toll collection."

So there you have it - we won't have purple shields on the TriEx.  Most likely it will be a standard NC 540 shield with a Black on Yellow "TOLL" banner above it.  

Note: NCDOT has been awesome in their responses to tweets we've made asking questions on the TriEx.  This is the second time we've tweeted them a question/comment and they've replied both times!

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