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Draw Bridge Signs



Draw Bridge Sign

SKU# W3-6

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A Draw Bridge sign indicates the presence of a drawbridge ahead, which is a type of movable bridge that can be raised or lowered to allow for passage of boats or other watercraft. The sign serves as a warning for drivers to be prepared to stop and wait if the bridge is in operation, as well as to exercise caution while crossing the bridge when it is in the down position.



Draw Bridge Sign Details:

  • Sign is manufactured on durable rust-proof .080" aluminum
  • Pre-punched 3/8" mounting holes in top and bottom for easy installation.
  • Meets M.U.T.C.D. specifications for highway use.
  • See in our catalog on page 22.

In Stock - Usually ships same or next business day.



High Intensity Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum:

MATERIAL SIZE PRICE PER SIGN ADD TO CART Catalog Part #
1 to 4 5 to 9 10 +
High Intensity Prismatic
High Intensity Prismatic
36" x 36" $163.79 $155.60 $147.41
W3-6-3636-HIP
48" x 48" $244.20 $231.99 $219.78
W3-6-4848-HIP


Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum:

MATERIAL SIZE PRICE PER SIGN ADD TO CART Catalog Part #
1 to 4 5 to 9 10 +
Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic
Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic
36" x 36" $179.08 $170.13 $161.17
W3-6-3636-FYP
48" x 48" $308.44 $293.02 $277.60
W3-6-4848-FYP




Available Reflective Finishes:

High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic Reflective
High Intensity Prismatic
Pick traffic sign finish
  • Most common reflective finish used for traffic signs
  • Meets federal minimum requirements
  • 10 Year Outdoor Durability
Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic
Pick traffic sign finish
  • Brightest and most visible
  • Exceeds federal minimum requirements
  • 10 Year Outdoor Durability



Draw Bridge
w3-6
Narrow Bridge
w5-2
Narrow Bridge
w5-2
Narrow Bridge
w5-2c
One Lane Bridge
w5-3
One Lane Bridge
w5-3c
Metal Bridge Deck
w8-16
Bridge Work Ahead
ru69
No Fishing From Bridge
r20-1



Sign Posts

A galvanized u channel postA picture of a green u channel sign postA round post used to install signsA picture of a square post that has holes from top to bottom






Sign Installation Hardware

A picture of different hardware used for sign mountingDifferent break away hardware for safely install signs



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Specifications:

Legend: DRAW BRIDGE
MUTCD Sign Code #: W3-6
Shape: Diamond
Color: BLACK on YELLOW
Available Sizes and Weights:Size: 36" x 36"; Ship Weight: 11.2 lbs
Size: 48" x 48"; Ship Weight: 19.9 lbs
Available Styles:High Intensity Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum
Fluorescent Yellow Prismatic Reflective on .080" Aluminum
Full Description:

W3-6 have a yellow background color. The text and border are black and it is in the shape of a diamond.

Mounting Hole Placement: Mounting Hole Diagram for Draw Bridge Sign




Example Use:

A Draw Bridge sign plays a crucial role in safeguarding both motorists and boaters by providing timely information and warning about the bridge's operational status. For instance, imagine a busy waterway where recreational boats often pass. On a sunny day, a family decides to drive to a nearby beach, while another family is sailing underneath the same route. As the vehicle approaches the draw bridge, the Draw Bridge sign, equipped with flashing lights and clear symbols, indicates the bridge is currently raised or about to be. The driver, alerted by the sign, slows down and waits for the bridge to be safely lowered, preventing a potentially fatal crash. Simultaneously, the boaters underneath can sail through without fearing a collision or getting trapped, confident the bridge won't be lowered prematurely. In this manner, the Draw Bridge sign ensures smooth and safe transitions for both road and waterway users.























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