New Hampshire Roads - NH 120/US 4

NH 120 and 120/US 4

Shortly after NH 120 begins, it turns from North St. onto Hanover St. in Claremont. But since it already began, the first photo should not read "JCT."

North St. continues ahead past this tiny shield. No "TO," no hint that I-91 is only found in Vermont, just this shield. Doesn't seem like I-91, but signs don't lie.

NH 120 SB and US 4 EB heading into central Lebanon. NH 10 hasn't come this way in years, now using I-89 around the town, and yet it has the newest shield. US 4, for whatever reason, is not along for that same ride.

As of 2013, here's how the breakup of the SB/WB concurrency is signed, with a tiny shield and a unisign under oppositely configured flashers. The EB signals at this intersection are related to the fire station just to the east, stopping traffic on NH 120 SB so that trucks can head to US 4 WB unimpeded, so I'm sure the big lenses here are indications to tell the fire trucks they have the right of way. I just haven't the slightest idea why yellow's on top on the right but on the bottom on the left.

NH 120 NB and US 4 EB along the east side of Colburn Park in downtown Lebanon. US 4 EB gets dropped off at the typical late 80s (in this case, 1986) NHDOT signage and picked up in the second photo at Campbell St. LGS's from that era in this state lack the word "Interstate" (and any sense of dignified shield design).

A driveway exit on the west side of Colburn Park. I'd say this should be a "One Way" sign, but not if it replaces this old model.

NH 120 NB is facing due south on the west side of Colburn Park, but quickly turns north again on Hanover St. while US 4 turns left onto Mascoma St. Button copy and square shields predating the Man in the Mountain are both very hard to come by in this state.

Leaving Lebanon on Hanover St., NH 120 is forced on a long reroute of its old alignment due to the construction of I-89, so it turns right at the ugly small signs to get to the ugly large signs. The first capital letter of the direction should be about 25% larger than the others, not 80%. The down arrows are just ridiculous.

The first SB assembly, top and bottom, leaving NH 10 in Hanover. NH 120 SB actually begins along NH 10 thanks to a reroute of 10 around Dartmouth.

Onto US 4 alone

To I-91 (in VT)
Onto I-89
Onto NH 10
Colburn Park (Lebanon) Non-Roads
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