Pavement Ends Sign - Meaning

All you need to know about Pavement Ends signs: definition, type of sign, shape, color and more

Pavement Ends Sign
Type: warning sign
Color: yellow and black
Shape: diamond-shaped
Location: where paved roads change to gravel or earth roads.

What does a Pavement Ends sign mean?

A Pavement Ends sign provides motorists with an early warning that an asphalt or concrete road is about to change to a gravel or earth road. Slow down and maintain control of your vehicle on the changed surface.

What type of sign is a Pavement Ends sign?

A Pavement Ends sign is a warning sign. It alerts drivers to a condition or obstacle requiring special attention.

What color(s) is a Pavement Ends sign?

A Pavement Ends sign is yellow with black graphics.

What shape are Pavement Ends warning signs?

Pavement Ends signs are shaped like a diamond, with the words "PAVEMENT ENDS" written in the center.

Where are Pavement Ends signs installed?

Pavement Ends signs are used where a paved road is about to end, and its continuation has a gravel surface.
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Pavement Ends Sign - What To Do

When you see a PAVEMENT ENDS warning sign while driving, you should:

• be prepared for the paved surface ahead to change to a gravel or earth road
• slow down
• check vehicle control on the changed surface
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