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US 23 Safer Thanks to Rock Fences
Posted: 2-Oct-2005 8:32PM CDT
Topics: [Pike County] [US 23]

The Kentucky Transportation Project says a project to prevent rock from falling onto US 23 south of Pikeville has been successful. A fence was installed to catch falling rocks.

More information: Associated Press: Mountain highway safer thanks to rock-catching fences (Sept. 22, 2005) [Outside Link], Associated Press: Test fences keep boulders off highways (Sept. 23, 2005) [Outside Link]

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Updated: 2-Oct-2005 8:32PM CDT

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