An overheight warning system in Maryland cost a total of $146,000

CSX bridge, south of MD75 and Baldwin Road intersection,Monrovia,Maryland,United States

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An overheight warning system was installed on southbound MD 75 near Baldwin Road on both sides of the CSX bridge. The system alerts truck drivers if their vehicles are too high to pass beneath the CSX Bridge south of the intersection. The system was installed in two phases at a total cost of $146,000. The first phase included reflective tubes strung between two 30-foot steel poles that strike any vehicle too high to pass under the bridge, acting as an audible alert. Phase two of the system added steel poles with infrared height detectors on the eastbound and westbound approaches to the MD 75 and Baldwin Road intersection.

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CSX bridge clearance warning is doing its job

Author: Stephanie Mlot

Published By: Frederick News Post

Source Date: 04/02/2011


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Overheight Warning System - $146,000


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Cost ID: 2011-00233