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How Much Do Road Signs Cost?

The cost of road signs varies greatly depending on whether you’re buying parking signs, danger signs or Department of Transportation approved pedestrian traffic signs. Road signs are sometimes purchased as novelty items with a lower price than signs bought to replace actual street and traffic signs.

What’s Involved With Replacing Street Signs?

Street signs like parking signs, danger signs and do not enter signs are often replaced due to damage caused by an accident or even vandalism. The average cost of replacing a stop sign starts with about $50 to $75 for the sign itself. Because a stop sign is an important marker, these must be replaced as quickly as possible for the safety of drivers and pedestrians. Cities replacing street signs must mobilize a truck and crew to replace the sign. In general, this adds hundreds of dollars to the cost of a street sign including mileage, salaries and even engineering costs when signs must be removed. After factoring in these services, a stop sign might cost over $500 to replace.

The Average Price of Traffic Street Signs

The average price of traffic-type street signs varies with the size and type of the sign. While a stop sign might cost around $50 to $75 a reflective, engineer-grade “do not enter” sign made from aluminum averages about the same price. Pick out an “added lane warning sign” for about $45 or choose a bear crossing warning sign for about $90 at its largest size of 36 by 36 inches. Larger signs tend to cost more than smaller ones, and colorful signs add a little to the pricing as well.

What Do You Need With Your Street Sign?

Street signs generally require a post to hold them off of the ground. These posts come in U-channel designs for about $125 to around $200 per post. A square tube street sign post is approximately $10 to $15 per square foot, while breakaway posts in large sizes cost about $15 to $30 per foot. Cantilever signs and posts are some of the most expensive at about $15,000 per sign. Large guide signs are valued at about $20 to about $25 per square foot, and the electronic message variable signs might cost as much as $150,000.

Sign Pricing by Size

Big signs tend to cost much more than small signs. A foundation for a cantilever or bridge sign adds about $6,000 to the price of the sign itself. A sign bridge that crosses a major expressway or interstate highway costs about $30,000 to build. The largest signs or signs that are electronic are the most expensive for cities and states to purchase or replace. Irregularly shaped signs also tend to be a little more expensive than square or triangular signs.

Find Fun Signs for Decorations

No parking signs, danger signs and even parking signs are often purchased to provide decorative options for outdoor activities. A novelty street name sign might average around $20 for two lines of print in a reflective coloring. Choose silly signs like “wives crossing” or “horse parking only” for decoration with prices that range around the $30 price range. These prices also vary with the size and colors involved in the signs. Reflective signs tend to be easy to see even at night, but indoor signs are also available.


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The Big Help Project is a Knowsley based charity that does not affiliate itself with any political party. They are non-judgemental and inclusive, providing assistance to people of all backgrounds and all faiths or none who are found to be in genuine need.

Big Help Trading works through two shops in the Huyton Shopping Centre, open Monday to Saturday 9.30am – 5.00pm and a furniture store in Picton Road.

Volunteer your time , there are many opportunities to help and to invest some of your time, either regularly for a few hours a week or per fortnight or perhaps just on an occasional basis, so please contact them for details.

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Knowsley Foodbank (The Big Help Project)

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Knowsley Foodbank (The Big Help Project) 212 Boaler Street (Office Address) Liverpool L6 6AE

Public phone: 0151 673 1250 or freephone 0808 275 9925

Email: [email protected]

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General information

Service offered: Big Help Project, incorporating Knowsley Foodbank and Baby Basics. Foodbank, help for new vulnerable mums. Big Help Trading offering community shop, furniture and assisted purchasing of new white goods.

Target group: Local People in Crisis

Area served: Local Community

How to contact: Phone/Email. Various times and locations – please see our website.


Monday: Various times and locations – see our website.

Office Hours: 9am – 5pm


Wheelchair access:  -

Accessible toilets:  -

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Other information

Languages other than English: None

Charity number: 1141024

Year established: 2011

Staffing: 20+ full and part time staff. Over 100 volunteers.

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Record last checked: 24 March 2023

The Trussell Trust runs the largest network of food banks in the UK, giving emergency food and support to people in crisis. Fourteen million people live below the poverty line and in the last year close to 3 million emergency food parcels were distributed to people in crisis.

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Knowsley Foodbank

Helping local people in crisis.

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three-day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis last year

the year that our foodbank opened

of the UK population live below the poverty line

Find out how to get help from our foodbank.

We need your support. Find out how to get involved.

We need your support

We rely on the support of our local community for food donations, volunteering and finances. Can you help us stop UK hunger?

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Our foodbank works using a voucher referral system. Find out more about how we work.

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03 MAY 2023

To mark The King’s Coronation, The Big Help Out is set to be the biggest volunteering event of the year. Taking place on Monday 8 May 2023, the day will showcase a range of volunteering opportunities in local communities up and down the country to inspire charitable actions.

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Whilst Battersea currently does not offer one-day volunteering opportunities, if you would like to get involved and support our work over the Coronation and beyond, we have lots of volunteering opportunities available for you to get involved in all aspects of our work.


If you would like to fundraise for Battersea during The Big Help Out on Monday 8 May, consider our guide to fundraising your own way. However you choose to raise money, every penny will make a difference to the lives of dogs and cats everywhere.

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Volunteering at Battersea is a truly rewarding experience. You’ll get the opportunity to meet new people (along with lots of animals) and gain a range of transferable skills.

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We’re always on the lookout for new foster carers! Fostering is a great way to improve the lives of deserving dogs and cats, whilst enriching yours with the love of an animal. We’ll provide you with everything you need to care for your foster animal, including lots of training and support from our dedicated team.

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Help us put on our popular Muddy Dog Challenge events. We have lots of different volunteer roles available on the day, so whichever one you do, you’re guaranteed to make lots of new friends (both two and four legged), get a bit muddy and have lots of fun!

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From animal welfare and office roles at our centres, to foster carers and communities volunteers supporting animals beyond our gates, we strive to ensure that our volunteers are involved in all aspects of our work.

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Just £1 can provide 4 meals.

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We need you more than ever.

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2.6 million children in the UK are living in households where food is not available.

Your kind donations mean we can continue to get good quality surplus food to vulnerable people and children during the cost of living crisis.

Together we can Fight Hunger and Tackle Food Waste

Having access to food is a basic human right and yet 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat. Support us as we help community organisations take good quality surplus food and turn it into nutritious meals.

Become a Friend by Setting up a Regular Donation Today

£20.00 a month could provide 320 school lunches or 960 meals at a day centre supporting elderly people.

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By donating.

you could provide 40 meals for homeless people

you could provide 80 lunches at a school holiday club

you could provide 200 meals at a day centre for elderly people which is helping them fight isolation and loneliness.

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Donate to FareShare Midlands

Your donation will help us feed hungry families

The money you donate will make a massive difference in someone's day-to-day life. Your support means we can keep helping local charities and community groups that feed people in real need. Your donations enable us to redistribute high quality surplus food that would otherwise go to waste.

Regular Giving – Become a Regular Donor

By supporting us with a regular gift, you will enable us to continue delivering surplus food to charities and community groups across the Midlands. Your donation will help us to reach vulnerable men, women and children living in food poverty and each £1 donated provides 4 meals. As a monthly donor, you are so important to FareShare Midlands. You provide a reliable amount of money, so that we can keep our services running and plan for the future. As a monthly donor you are helping to: • alleviate food poverty in our communities and feed people in need • reduce food waste and protect the environment • help people gain skills to access work through our employability and volunteer training programmes • enable our member groups to save an average of £7,900 per year from their food budget, which they reinvest into their vital support services

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Give in celebration for FareShare Midlands

Whether you are celebrating a wedding or a big birthday, anniversary or retirement you can choose to ask your friends and family to give donations to help change lives instead. Doing it this way is simple on JustGiving, you simply set up a Fundraising Page for FareShare Midlands in just a few minutes and explain who you are raising money for and why. Be sure to share the link to your page within any invites or online RSVP events to get the most visibility. You will help change lives and make a real difference to lives of people living in food poverty.

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Support us by shopping online at your favourite places

You can support FareShare Midlands by shopping online at your favourite places. Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,600 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS,, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for FareShare Midlands every time, it’s that easy!

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Donate by cheque

Alternatively, if you would prefer to donate by cheque, postal order or CAF voucher. Please make your donation payable to FareShare Midlands and send to: Sue Spare, Fundraising Manager, FareShare Midlands, 10 Wilson Road, South Wigston, Leicester LE18 4TP Please do include your address so we can write and say thank you.

Other ways you can help FareShare East Midlands

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Fundraise for FareShare

Whether it’s running a marathon, holding a bake sale or taking part in a sponsored challenge, every penny you raise will help us to save more food from going to waste and get it onto the plates of vulnerable people.

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School Fundraising

Get the little ones involved by hosting bake sales, runs and bike rides to tea parties, there’s something that you can take part in that will help fund the vital role we play in supporting people who are struggling with hunger in the UK.

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Leave a Legacy Gift

5.8 million people in the UK live in 'deep poverty'. Through the provision of redistributed food, and the delivery of employability services, we strive to end hunger and break the cycle of poverty that exists in the UK.

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Sign up to our monthly newsletter for inspirational stories from our work and ways for you to join the fight against hunger and food waste. We’ll keep you up to speed with the latest food waste news and even share the odd recipe too.

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