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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0001-0600|
|Make Model Name||B737-700|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 180|
Flight Crew Type 12800
|Anomaly||Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy|
Ground Event / Encounter Other / Unknown
We were cleared to taxi to runway 14 via romeo and november. As we approached romeo; we noticed there were no taxiway markings of romeo except almost down to the runway. The next missing sign was for november at its intersection with taxiway romeo; which [makes it possible that] someone in low visibility or not familiar might actually taxi [across november and] onto runway 14/32. As we neared the end of the runway 14 on november the taxiways we went by were not marked either.we mentioned it to ground control and they asked us to report it to have it fixed.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A B737-700 Captain; cleared to taxi to Runway 14 at JAX via Romeo and November; reported the lack of taxiway identification of Romeo exiting the ramp and at several subsequent intersections enroute to the departure end of Runway 14.
Narrative: We were cleared to taxi to Runway 14 via Romeo and November. As we approached Romeo; we noticed there were NO taxiway markings of Romeo except almost down to the runway. The next missing sign was for November at its intersection with Taxiway Romeo; which [makes it possible that] someone in low visibility or not familiar might actually taxi [across November and] onto Runway 14/32. As we neared the end of the Runway 14 on November the taxiways we went by were not marked either.We mentioned it to Ground Control and they asked us to report it to have it fixed.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2013 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.