Virginia Roads - VA 7
The above cutout shield is in Falls Church.
Truck warning sign on VA 7 WB approaching I-81, telling truckers how to avoid Winchester's small streets and many turns.
A rarely posted school route, unfortunately taken at night so you can't see it's VA 9158. Taken from VA 7 WB near Winchester.
EB from Berryville to Leesburg. The GreenWay is a new highway extending the Dulles Toll Road westward so that you, too, can pay a toll to head to Washington, but the green shield guarantees you won't even be able to tell what highway it is when traveling at speed. Sneaky, huh? Besides the different sign sizes and colors in the last photo, "Business" should be all caps and smaller, like the "EAST" on the other sign.
State-name Interstate shield, westbound.
Things get uglier eastbound. While a beltway, by definition, doesn't really have directionality, it would help to sign I-495 as NB to Maryland and SB to the other destinations (consistent with the way it's signed on assemblies, as you see in the last photo).
Speaking of ugly, find one thing right on this Tysons Corner mall sign, courtesy Lou Corsaro.
Still more cutouts, and visit the US 29 page for another assembly from this intersection. These appear quite a bit older than the cutout shield on top of this page, perhaps in the 1960's.
Continuing east to Falls Church, where the road is briefly divided with help of a poor excuse for a traffic sign. Tallwood, as you can almost make out, is a pre-colonial brick residence built in some year out of some form of something. Hey, I had nowhere to stop for a better photo.
Eastward to the end of VA 7, which gets custom one-piece signs in Alexandria by virtue of that being an independent city.
Onto US 50/US 522
Onto US 522 alone
Onto US 29
Onto US 1
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