"This bridge proudly shows the world how many Americans flunked their Mathematics and Reading classes."

Too-tall vehicles are detected well before the bridge, and that turns on the flashing lights.

They don't hit the actual bridge, but a massive steel beam, which has already needed to be replaced...

I say keep it that way, we need the entertainment.

Did I mention that the bridge has it's own website - 11foot8.com?
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Verum audaces non gerunt indusia alba. - Ipsi dixit MCMLXXII