Police warn truckers of $2200 fine after major uptick in bridge strikes

City police say that they've had five bridge strikes in a single week.

Police small Connecticut town is pleading with truckers to pay attention to signage after multiple low bridge strikes in a single week.

On March 8, police in the town of Milford, Connecticut, issued a warning to truckers after they say that five semi trucks struck low bridges in a single week.

Milford police say that the bridge strikes occurred at two locations — Old Gate Lane bridge and the downtown Milford bridge.

Police said that “All bridges in Milford have clearly posted signs leading up to the bridge advising of the actual height clearances. Additionally, roadways leading up to low clearance bridges have flashing lights and signs warning of “low bridge ahead.” Please pay attention to road signs!!”

Police also warned truckers that the fine for striking a bridge is $2,200.

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