Better weather detection systems and safety improvements are aimed at warning drivers to prevent accidents like the deadly crash on March 31.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: May 21, 1:54 pm)
SALEM — The Commonwealth Transportation Board has found funding for safety improvements on Interstate 77 in Carroll County, including additional condition sensors and a variable speed limit system.
These measures were already planned, but unfunded, when nearly 100 cars were involved in a massive Easter Sunday crash that killed three and injured dozens more on the foggy stretch of highway in Carroll.
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