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[KY 72]
Part of KY 72 Designated "Coal Miners Memorial Highway;" Bridge KY 66 Designated "Dr. R. R. Evans Memorial Bridge"
Posted: 8-Aug-2003 3:16AM CDT
Topics: [Bell County] [KY 221] [KY 66] [KY 72]
  • [KY 72]House Joint Resolution 169 [Outside Link] passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2002 designated seven miles of KY 72 in Bell County as the Coal Miners Memorial Highway. State Rep. Rick Nelson and around thirty others dedicated the highway on July 28, 2003.
  • [KY 66]House Joint Resolution 170 [Outside Link] passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2002 designated the bridge at the intersection of KY 66 and KY 221 in Bell County the Dr. R. R. Evans Memorial Bridge. The bridge near the community of Arjay was dedicated on July 29, 2003. Dr. Evans operated a private medical practice in the community from 1929 until 1990 and served on the Bell County Board of Education for twenty years.

Signs have been posted at both locations indicating the new honorary names.

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