2013 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
§ 21-806 - Special speed limitations for elevated structures


MD Transp Code § 21-806 (2013) What's This?

§21-806.

(a) On request of any local authority, the State Highway Administration shall investigate and, on its own initiative, it may investigate any bridge or other elevated structure that is a part of a highway.

(b) If it determines that the structure cannot safely withstand the weight of vehicles traveling at the maximum speed limit otherwise permitted by this subtitle, the State Highway Administration shall:

(1) Establish the maximum speed limit that the structure can safely withstand; and

(2) At each approach to the structure, place or permit the placement of a suitable sign stating the maximum speed limit.

(c) A maximum speed limit established under this section is effective when posted on appropriate signs giving notice of the limit.

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