Overheight Warning Solutions

Avoid potential low structure collisions. Our system detect overheight vehicles in advance of low structures and alert drivers to the impending accident ahead.

Avoid potential low structure collisions. Our system detect overheight vehicles in advance of low structures and alert drivers to the impending accident ahead.

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One county significantly reduced low-clearance bridge collisions with the help of an overheight warning system.

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Overheight Warning Solutions

BlinkerSign® Flashing LED Signs

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  • Enclosed wiring protects against inclement weather, tampering and vandalism
  • Environmentally-sealed, high-intensity one-watt LEDs with 100,000 hour life expectency
  • Premium 3M Diamong Grade Cubed reflective sheeting protected with 3M anti-graffiti and overlay film
  • Lightweight, fully assembled design is quick and easy to install

    BlinkerSign® Flashing LED signs are edge-lit signs engineered to capture drivers’ attention and decrease the number of overheight collisions. Sign legends can be designed to customer preference.


    • Each BlinkerSign® is MUTCD-compliant and flashes in accordance with MUTCD section 2A.07
    • Each BlinkerSign® is engineered to withstand the harshest environmental conditions
    • LEDs automatically dim based on ambient light, maintaining optimal LED output and extending battery life
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    Overheight Warning Solutions

    BlinkerBeacon™ Flashing LED Beacons

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    • 12 inch round amber LED with 100,000 hours life expentency
    • Yelow or black polycarbonate LED housing
    • Black polycarbonate cut visor and door standard – yellow available upon request
    • Aluminum mounting assembly painted to match LED housing

    LED beacons are time-tested, durable warning enhancements that alert drivers and pedestrians of busy crossings and high-traffic areas. This standalone system comes standard with a 12″ beacon, cut visor and 24/7 flashing operation (alternating on-off). 

    • Solar Powered – Place in Any Locale; Independent of Grid Power Outages
    • Inexpensive Installation (No Trenching, Wiring or Special Crew)
    • No Electric Bills, Virtually Maintenance Free
    • Patented AutoBright™ Circuitry
    • Automatically Adjusts Brightness Levels Day & Night
    • Adds Visibility Where It is Warranted
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    Intelligent Warning Systems Brochure

    Browse all of our solutions in one simple document.

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    Activation Options

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    Infrared Sensor Detection

    Two sets Infrared Sensors are mounted on both sides of the road leading to the low structure in question. Once both sets of sensors infrared beams are broken, the system is activated. 

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    LED-Enhanced Warning Alerts

    Overheight Warning Systems can be designed with a variety of MUTCD-compliant, LED-enhanced BlinkerSign® or BlinkerBeacon™ warning alerts dependent upon customer preference and environmental factors. Mounting options can also be tailored to meet each installation need.

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    System Enhancements


    BlinkLink®, powered by TAPCO, is an easy-to-use, cloud-based application cities leverage to manage, schedule, control and monitor system-wide time clocks and intelligent warning systems.

    Connected Vehicle Interface

      Add another layer of safety to your intelligent warning solution with the Connected Vehicle Interface (CVI). The CVI is an Ethernet interface for TAPCO Intelligent Warning Systems to connect with and communicate information to connected vehicle infrastructure.

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      Fort Pierce, FL 34947

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