11 foot 8 - End of an Era!

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linuxrocks
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11 foot 8 - End of an Era!

Post by linuxrocks » Fri Nov 08, 2019 14:04

A bridge in North Carolina is being raised by 8 inches.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us- ... dge-raised

I wonder if it would have been easier to lower the road.

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Re: 11 foot 8 - End of an Era!

Post by nowster » Fri Nov 08, 2019 14:54

Lowering the road is not possible because of sewer pipes etc. under the road surface. It's only being raised 8 inches, so will continue to catch out the unwary... just fewer of them.

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Re: 11 foot 8 - End of an Era!

Post by RichardA626 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 23:01

I posted a link about this in the bridge strikes thread.

The webcams are staying to see if any more over height vehicles are caught out.
Beware of the trickster on the roof

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