SK6034 : Only high vehicles allowed

near to Tollerton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Only high vehicles allowed
Only high vehicles allowed
The eastern turnback point with the bridge in the distance.
Melton Road railway bridge
This restricted height bridge used to be repeatedly struck by high vehicles on the A606 coming off the A46 and heading towards Nottingham. Now there are special turn-back points; height detectors light up warning signs set far enough away to allow drivers time to use the escape route. The turnbacks are specifically restricted to vehicles higher than the clearance height of the bridge, although there is a special provision at the western one, as explained in one of the pictures.
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2009
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Tuesday, 8 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 December, 2009
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Road > A road (Classified A)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6017 3406 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.0373N 1:6.4159W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6024 3408
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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