§ 21-806. Special speed limitations for elevated structures
(a) Inspection of bridge or other elevated structure. — 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) Determination of maximum safe speed on bridge or other elevated structure; posting. — 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) Effectiveness of posted maximum speed limits. — A maximum speed limit established under this section is effective when posted on appropriate signs giving notice of the limit.