Campaign signs causing issues for transportation cabinet mowing crews

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Officials from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet office in Bowling Green are asking residents and business owners to be careful where you place political campaign signs.

It’s mowing season along Kentucky state highways.

According to a news release from the cabinet, mowing crews in this area are already having issues with the signs being placed on the state right of way.

Cabinet officials said the signs obstruct the path of mowers and pose a hazard for mowing crews and motorists.

Kentucky law actually prohibits these signs on state right of the law also applies to signs attached to utility poles on the right of way. Any sign in the state right of way will be removed.

Drivers are also asked to slow down and use caution when a mowing crew is present.