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27 October 2019

WarEagleRoad

My friend, Mark, mentioned to me that he'd heard that a section of South Donahue Drive in Auburn had certain "bumpy" strips newly installed on it so that when cars passed over them, a song played. This was the first I'd heard of this "innovation", so I, of course, investigated the next day. I started at the southern end of Donahue and started walking northward until I found what this business was all about:

And here is a view of the bumpy strips.

When cars drive over the strips, the first few bars of the "War Eagle Fight Song" (it's a football thing) can be heard. The song is pretty clearly heard in this video that I took during my excursion:

Auburn University engineering at work.

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