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# How many mile markers to the mile?

Updated: 9/2/2023

Catketelsengomes

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12y ago

This varies by state. Some states post one for each 1/10 of a mile. Others post mile markers by the 1/4 mile. Most however, especially along the interstate highway system mark only the miles, one per.

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15y ago

Approximately. Sometimes the terrain, a bridge and/or a river for example, will require that the mile marker be "kicked out" or moved a little to accomodate it.

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