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Author Topic: NM: Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent  (Read 2243 times)

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NM: Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent
« on: October 04, 2014, 10:38:21 AM »

https://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/route-66-adds-singing-road-speeding-deterrent-183452410--abc-news-topstories.html

There's a video of it in action at that link above.  It's pretty neat, though it seems that they lower the speed limit right where this is happening from 55mph > 45mph just for the distance of this as I did see a 55mph sign in the background (unless it hadn't been 'updated' when they shot the video).

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Re: NM: Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2014, 05:04:24 PM »

If I heard a road singing, I would really wonder what was happening, and maybe think I was dreaming. (Look at the title of the thread.)
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Re: NM: Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2014, 01:31:00 AM »

If I heard a road singing, I would really wonder what was happening, and maybe think I was dreaming. (Look at the title of the thread.)

The term "singing" was used correctly. It certainly isn't a signing road.
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Re: NM: Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2016, 09:02:10 PM »

 :coffee: Recent article about this road section in the Smithsonian Magazine. Still shouldn't be called "singing". "Skat"?

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/take-drive-down-americas-musical-highway-180958449/?no-ist

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