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Mid-West GIS was first asked to create a traffic sign inventory back in 2007 by Mason County, Illinois. The County was in dire need of updated traffic signs, and there was a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to assist in the cost of the replacement of those signs. In order to qualify for […]

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Mid-West GIS has completed a comprehensive Traffic Sign Inventory for the town of Herndon, Virginia. The project was completed approximately ahead of schedule. The data was collected using GPS Data collectors and ESRI ArcMap technology. GPS locations, digital photos and approximately 20 attributions were collected for each individual sign on all roads maintained by the […]

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For almost 13 years now Mid-West GIS has been creating Traffic Sign Inventories for cities and counties all over the country. In these years we have been asked countless times about the use of a reflectometer, and if we recommend using that maintenance method. To be honest, in thirteen years we have not had one […]

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How do I use a Traffic Sign Inventory? As the owner of Mid-West GIS, as well as being in the field for over 20 years, I commonly am asked by both existing and future clients how they can and should being using our Traffic Sign Inventory GIS database. This is a very valid question, as […]

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Mid-West GIS has been collecting Traffic Sign Inventories since 2007. With over 500 clients nationwide, we have become one of the few companies in the United States to collect traffic sign data using GIS & GPS technology. This method of collection, and ensuing maintenance program meets and exceeds the mandates set forth by the Federal […]

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The Federal Highway Safety Administration has identified a correlation between traffic accidents and older drivers. Part of the problem is caused be their inability to properly see traffic signs at night. The older engineering grade sheeting material, along with faded and damaged signs, doesn’t reflect back bright enough for them to see the sign properly. […]

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Mid-West GIS has completed a comprehensive Traffic Sign Inventory for the city of Carrollton, Texas.  The project was completed approximately one month ahead of schedule and within the budget constraints of the city of Carrollton, Texas.  The data was collected using GPS Data collectors and ESRI ArcMap technology.  Both the positional location and approximately 20 […]

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The City of Carrollton, Texas has contracted with Mid-West GIS to create a GIS & GPS based Traffic Sign Inventory. This will be a complete inventory of all traffic signs on City maintained roads. With a population of over 133,000 people, and over 1,100 miles of road, this project will take several months to complete. […]

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Mid-West GIS will begin Phase III of the Storm Sewer GPS mapping project for the City of Portage, Indiana next week. This project includes Survey Grade GPS data collection as well as a detailed inventory of the attributes of the system. Invert elevations are also collected to determine flow direction used for flow analysis by […]

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The City of Texarkana, Texas has contracted with Mid-West GIS to create a GIS & GPS based Traffic Sign Inventory. This will be a complete inventory of all traffic signs on City maintained roads. This project also included the implementation of a  digital photo of each signs that will be used in the maintenance of […]

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Mid-West GIS continues to refine and improve data collection techniques to ensure the most accurate data possible is delivered to our clients. The field collection process for a traffic sign inventory involves the use of highly accurate GPS equipment to collect the coordinates of the traffic sign. The use of aerial photos is used for […]

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GPS Field Work Mid-West GIS is continuing with the GPS field work for Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. Over the past 12 months Mid-West GIS has collected over 10,000 GPS points for utilities including Gas, Electric, Water, Sewer and Communications. This data will be incorporated into the Argonne GIS system and utilized for facility […]

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