Take Washington Blvd to mystery unnamed road
Look up driving directions from Pentagon City to the eastern part of Clarendon, and your map site will probably suggest taking Washington Boulevard to Clarendon Boulevard. And that's a fine route, except for one thing.
What's missing from these pictures?
That's right: No street signs. There's a giant green sign hanging from the traffic signal at Highland Street, which is a good way to get to eastbound Clarendon if you know to use it, but none for the slip lane to Clarendon from northbound Washington, and none from southbound Washington either.
Using these directions, a friend recently drove back and forth across this intersection, trying to find Clarendon Boulevard. Of course, it's hard to miss if you know what it looks like, but there's no sign.
And yes, I realize that the light pole in the right-hand picture is for Wilson and Clarendon. The street sign could appropriately list both. Drivers trying to turn onto westbound Wilson could benefit from signs too.
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