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Old August 21st, 2007, 11:14 PM   #21
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^very true,I've seen the ones in Hawaii...
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Old August 22nd, 2007, 12:21 AM   #22
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Here's a zipper barrier, and what I'm baffled by is that there is an overhead sign barrier in the middle. My question is how do they move the sign over when they "zipper" between sides? Wouldn't the overhead sign tip over?

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Old August 22nd, 2007, 03:52 AM   #23
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^The "zipper" barrier is just till you get to that curve I think...
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Old November 7th, 2007, 12:22 AM   #24
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*Bump*
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Old November 7th, 2007, 12:40 AM   #25
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I'm surprised to see all the signs are in Spanish since Puerto Rico is a part of the United States.
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Old November 7th, 2007, 01:36 AM   #26
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The USA doesn't have an official language and the majority of Puerto Ricans speak Spanish, so it is only natural that they would use Spanish on the traffic signs. What surprised me was that they use Imperial system to indicate speed limits since it is not a native system for Puerto Ricans.
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Old November 8th, 2007, 12:48 AM   #27
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Imperial System?

Are those mph?
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Old November 8th, 2007, 03:21 AM   #28
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Yeah, miles per hour.
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Old November 12th, 2007, 03:44 AM   #29
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Here are 2 aerials,wish I could find more:

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Old November 12th, 2007, 04:36 AM   #30
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Old November 12th, 2007, 10:45 PM   #31
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Nice, should'nt this be under the "Interstated don't suck, the whoop ass" therad.
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Old November 13th, 2007, 03:37 PM   #32
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^ Puerto Rico isn't part of the US, it's an unincorporated, organized territory of the US with commonwealth status.
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Old November 13th, 2007, 06:17 PM   #33
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will PR be incorporated in USA?
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Old November 13th, 2007, 07:51 PM   #34
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Puerto Rico is a territory of the USA and, IMHO, is on a track for full statehood within the next 10-20 years. As I mentioned in an earlier port, some of Puerto Rico's freeways and tollways will be marked as full interstates if/when statehood is granted. Their numbers will be from 'I-PR1' to 'I-PR4'.

Overall, Puerto Ricans are PROUD USA citizens - even more so because they are well aware of how things are going on other nearby islands.

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Puerto Rico is a territory of the USA and, IMHO, is on a track for full statehood within the next 10-20 years. As I mentioned in an earlier port, some of Puerto Rico's freeways and tollways will be marked as full interstates if/when statehood is granted. Their numbers will be from 'I-PR1' to 'I-PR4'.

Overall, Puerto Ricans are PROUD USA citizens - even more so because they are well aware of how things are going on other nearby islands.

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Exactly.
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Old November 13th, 2007, 09:05 PM   #36
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I find them similar to mexican freeways more than to the USA freeways.

I's strange that the speed limits are in miles per hour but the distance to the exits are marked in meters.
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Old November 13th, 2007, 09:59 PM   #37
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@mgk920---Hopefully it'll be a state before 2020 But there are lots of politicians(both from PR and the US)that don't want that to happen.

@Rodrigo---They're marked in kilometers right?
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Puerto Rico is a territory of the USA and, IMHO, is on a track for full statehood within the next 10-20 years.

Overall, Puerto Ricans are PROUD USA citizens - even more so because they are well aware of how things are going on other nearby islands.
Seeing all these political speculations about the possibility of elevating English to the status of the official language and all the conservative anti-Latino hysteria in the media, I am not sure how well it will work out for Puerto Ricans. In case PR gains a full statehood, there will be much more leniency in using Spanish alongside English in all kinds of written documents, and it will upset some hardcore USA patriots Won't upset me for sure
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Old November 14th, 2007, 12:25 AM   #39
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Old November 14th, 2007, 05:24 PM   #40
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@Rodrigo---They're marked in kilometers right?
Right, speeds are in mph and distances in km.

Nice freeway system by the way.
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