Department of Highways, District 11
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Press Release Date:  Tuesday, January 10, 2006  
Contact Information:  SANDY RUDDER
(606) 598-2145

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is encouraging citizens to remove signs placed on US 421 in Harlan County, at the intersection of Wal-Mart and Sukey Ridge, on state rights of way.  Anyone who has placed a sign in this location is encouraged to remove them by Friday, Jan. 13th.

The Transportation Cabinet does not permit anyone to place signs on our rights of way.  Due to safety concerns and citizen complaints, cabinet personnel are scheduled to begin removal of signs beginning Friday, January 13, 2006.