New lettering for signs

image of a sign in the traditional font and one using the new Clearview font.Research shows changing to the Clearview lettering provides a 26% increase in nighttime visibility.

In this photo, the lettering on both signs is the same size, but the sign at left uses the national standard font. The sign on the right uses the "Clearview" font. MDOT has adopted this lettering as our standard for all newly upgraded freeway guide signs.