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dhetzel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 11:43:47 CDT 2009
Or skip the locks and fill the manholes with sand. Then provide the service
folks those big suction trucks to remove the sand for servicing :)
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 12:28 PM, Andy Ringsmuth <andyring at inebraska.com>wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2009, at 11:12 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> Manhole locks are just going to stop vandalism, and I think the threat
>>> to obstruction calculation just doesn't add up for that small level of
>>> isolated cases.
>> It doesn't stop it, it just makes it slightly harder, and they'll go after
>> another point.
> IMHO, I think manhole locks would only serve to HEIGHTEN the threat, not
> minimize it. Flag this under the whole "obscurity" category, but think
> about this - if you're a vandal itching to do something stupid, and you see
> a bunch of manhole covers and a couple of them have locks on them, which
> ones are you going to target? The ones with the locks, of course. Why?
> Because by the very existence of the locks, it implies there's something of
> considerable value beyond the lock.
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