Ohio signs for 'Wildman Road' swiped too often
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:29:16 GMT —
XENIA, Ohio (AP) " An Ohio county has given up on replacing the frequently stolen signs for a rural thoroughfare named "Wildman Road." Greene County Engineer Robert Geyer in southwest Ohio explains that the signs vanish too quickly, probably to decorate bedrooms, garages and dorm rooms. He said the unusually named road is "out in the boonies," making the signs easy to swipe.
Neighboring Montgomery County also has had a problem with signs disappearing from streets with interesting or amusing names, such as "Stoner Drive." But County Engineer Joseph Litvin said his office has adapted by putting replacement signs on much higher posts, making them tougher to reach.
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