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Old 01-11-2011, 04:59 PM
 
Location: Queen Creek, AZ
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I was wondering, based on the observations of many street signs in Virginia Beach, and it seems that most of them abbreviate "Lane" as "LA" instead of "LN" like most cities do. Is there any particular reason for this?
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Never really noticed it
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Old 01-12-2011, 12:01 PM
 
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Interesting observation. Never noticed this either.
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:54 AM
 
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Are you sure it wasn't Landing and not Lane?
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Old 01-13-2011, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Queen Creek, AZ
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Are you sure it wasn't Landing and not Lane?
Nope, Landing is either LNDG, or is simply spelled out. When I lived in VB, ocassionally I have seen a few streets that [erroneously by VB standards] used LN on one sign but used LA on another. However, most of the time when I was there, most signs abbreviated Lane as LA.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Va Beach
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Nope, Landing is either LNDG, or is simply spelled out. When I lived in VB, ocassionally I have seen a few streets that [erroneously by VB standards] used LN on one sign but used LA on another. However, most of the time when I was there, most signs abbreviated Lane as LA.
It can be either one.
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Research Triangle, NC
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Newport News does it too.

(sorry for the thread resurrection, but this interested me)
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:17 PM
 
Location: West Islip, NY
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You know I never understood why the street sign says "La" but sometimes it is "Ln"
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