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Missing Street Sign In Ridgewood (credit: CBS 2)

Safety Concerns Arise After Street Signs Go Missing In Ridgewood

At least 75 traffic, stop and street signs have disappeared in the past month in Ridgewood.

09/17/2013

Street signs for L.I.E. upgrade (credit: CBS 2)

Upgrade Project Along L.I.E. Will Replace Lighted Signs With Reflective Signs

The sign replacement project will begin at the city line heading east-bound. There will be lane closures as crews work on the upgrades one mile at a time, from 10:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. five nights a week.

09/13/2012

43rd Avenue - Douglaston - Queens, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Street Names In Douglaston Going Retro

This Queens neighborhood used to have streets named after things seen every day, like a church. Then the Queens grid took over. Now, things are going back to the way they once were, though many never actually spoke of the streets using the numbers.

03/21/2012

Rye, NY (file / credit: City of Rye)

Rye Selling Old Street Signs To Help Pay For New Ones

They’re changing the street signs in the city of Rye to abide by a federal mandate.

04/19/2011

The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork.com

NYC Might Not Go Ahead With Sign Changes

The Federal Highway Administration had been requiring all cities to change their street signs to a mix of upper and lower case letters so they’d be easier to read.

12/01/2010

The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork.com

Feds Force NYC To Replace All Street Signs

Is it a safety issue, or just plain stupid? The federal government is requiring New York City to change the lettering on all of its street signs.

09/30/2010