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Chapter: Appendix H - Solid Lane Lines Between Through Lanes on Signalized Approaches

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix H - Solid Lane Lines Between Through Lanes on Signalized Approaches." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2006. Pavement Markings--Design and Typical Layout Details. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13947.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix H - Solid Lane Lines Between Through Lanes on Signalized Approaches." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2006. Pavement Markings--Design and Typical Layout Details. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13947.
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95 ALABAMA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. ALASKA A 300-ft-long solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used in urban areas and a 500-ft-long solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used in rural areas. ARKANSAS The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. CALIFORNIA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. COLORADO The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. CONNECTICUT A 50-ft-long solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used. DELAWARE Figures 8-1, 8-2, and 8-3 show solid lines for an unspecified distance that are longer than the solid lane lines for the sep- arate turn lanes. Figure 8-5 shows that the broken line may extend all the way to the stop line. FLORIDA A 50-ft-long solid lane line is used. GEORGIA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. IDAHO The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. ILLINOIS The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. INDIANA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. KENTUCKY The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. MARYLAND Lane lines between through lanes should not be converted to solid lines on the approaches to intersections, except in crit- ical areas where it is advisable to discourage lane changing. MICHIGAN The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. MISSOURI The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. MONTANA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line or an optional 4-in.-wide solid line may be used to discour- age lane switching on the approaches to signalized intersec- tions. (No distance is specified.) NEVADA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. NEW YORK The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. NORTH CAROLINA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. APPENDIX H Solid Lane Lines Between Through Lanes on Signalized Approaches

OHIO The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. OKLAHOMA A 50-ft-long solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used. OREGON The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. PENNSYLVANIA A 150-ft-long solid 4-in. or 6-in.-wide lane line is used. SOUTH CAROLINA The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. SOUTH DAKOTA A solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used between through lanes on the approaches to signals. The length of the solid lane line is equal to the length of any full-width turn lanes adjacent to the through lanes. TENNESSEE The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. TEXAS The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. UTAH A 27-ft-long solid lane line (shown as 8 m) is typically used. VERMONT The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. VIRGINIA A solid lane line that is at least 100 ft long is used. WASHINGTON The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. 96 WEST VIRGINIA A 100-ft-long solid 4-in.-wide lane line is used. WISCONSIN The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. WYOMING The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA A solid 6-in.-wide lane line that is at least 90 ft long is used. PUERTO RICO The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. CHARLOTTE, NC The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. LOS ANGELES, CA A solid lane line that appears to be approximately 50 ft long is used. NEW YORK, NY The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. TUCSON/PIMA COUNTY, AZ The broken lane line may extend all the way to the stop line. No standards were found for: Arizona Mississippi Hawaii Nebraska Iowa New Hampshire Kansas New Jersey Louisiana New Mexico Maine North Dakota Massachusetts Rhode Island Minnesota

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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 356: Pavement Markings—Design and Typical Layout Details identifies variations in pavement marking designs, practices, and policies, as provided by 48 of 50 state departments of transportation, and transportation agencies from the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and four cities.

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