Highway Gothic

Highway Gothic is a sans-serif typeface family created by the United States Federal Highway Administration for use on road signs. It was designed to be easily and quickly readable while driving at high speeds. Officially, Highway Gothic is known as the FHWA Series or Standard Alphabets for Highway Signs. It’s not only used for signs in the United States but for many other countries throughout the world as well.

Highway Gothic Specimen

Highway Gothic Type Specimen

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Highway Gothic Font Pairings

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Nov 30, 2018
Fonts — Windsor, Highway Gothic
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