This service which was designed to assist both traveller and merchant, consists of 2 elements: a highway sign specifically mentioning that the Motorist Service Information is placed near the rest area entrance-way to signal to passing motorists that travel information is available at an upcoming rest area; and the display that is housed in a lighted cabinet within the rest area building. The latter is a large strip scaled approximately 3 inches to one mile which will include the interstate from the rest area where the display is located to the next rest area, the state line, or the next major metropolitan area. The main feature of this map is its use of color coded cards placed roughly in scale position which identify businesses by type or company name. The map utilizes a colored photograph mounted on 1/4 inch masonite stock. Each business desiring consideration for this service must make request to, and be approved by the Division of Roadside Development. Present plans in Indiana call for the Motorist Service Information display to be included as a matter of course in all rest areas.

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 116-119
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM