Some one sent me these photos of the Sligo Creek Trail at-grade crossing of Riggs Road in Chillum, MD. The photos show that as one crosses from east-to-west, there is a steep drop on the west side The path is narrow, turns to the right and on the left hand side is a ravine where runoff is washing out the hill. Someone crossing at speed who was unaware of the configuration could get themselves in trouble.
Narrow Trail bends to the right, with the hole to the left
Trail is steep here, and should be rebuilt to a more gradual drop. This is not really wheelchair safe.
The streetlight poles on both sides of the road at the point where the trail intersects the sidewalk don't help. In the streetview images, the trail bridge over Sligo Creek on the east side is closed, but I don't know if that is still the case. The whole crossing is kind of a mess and needs to be improved.