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any resources for vector highway shields?

i would like CA state highway shields and interstate shields..

thanks!

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Why not just draw them yourself? It's fun and only takes a few minutes. Start by getting raster images from http://www.routemarkers.com/usa/ -- and then just draw away! :)

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any resources for vector highway shields?

i would like CA state highway shields and interstate shields..

thanks!



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http://lawlor.cs.uaf...signs/list.html

Back when I was working on the map for the 2006 Map Off I found a website that showed US, state and even county road shields. Admitted, they were in raster format, but Wisconsin was a pretty easy one. Can't remember the url anymore and can't seem to find it.

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But Charles found it :rolleyes:

Oh... and this may come in handy too: http://www.triskele.com/roadgeek-fonts
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AWESOME!!

thank you both, and I will draw them myself Charles!

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I use the Data Deja View symbol sets available from the ESRI website for maps here in Texas. They also have symbol sets available for California. See the link:

http://arcscripts.es....asp?dbid=13715

These work great with ArcMap. You can also use them with Illustrator by installing the fonts and figuring out which key on the keyboard represents which highway shield.

I have attached a PDF which will give you an idea of what the shields will look like.

Hope this helps.

Rich

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California's miner's spade and the Interstate shield are both part of Adobe's Carta font. From there, they are easily converted to paths and resized as needed.
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Rich, Thanks for posting the info on the Data Deja View symbol font sets. I read your post not ten minutes after thinking to myself "I wonder where I can find the outline of George Washington's head thats used on WA State highway markers. " Perfect timing!

Interestingly, I just came across http://www.routemarkers.com/ which has a catalog of state and international road markers, as well as some historic markers. May be useful to someone.

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