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Red Bridges of Adair County serve another purpose, too

2016-12-27 - Coffey Hole, Adair County, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, (c).
Besides being aesthetically pleasing and being a color with a powerful alert function, the Adair County bridges thematically painted red serve another purpose: For now, they let one know what county they are in. On Sunday, not sure whether we were in Adair or Russell County on Acree Road, we saw the signature red approaches on the Acree Road Bridge over Reynolds Creek and could feel fairly certain we were in Adair County. We were. It's pretty nice to have that cue, as so often the only indication that there is a county line change at all is an abrupt change of shade of black or gray in the pavement. Don't know whose idea it was to paint the bridges red, but for now, we'll attribute it to Judge Mike Stephens. - EW. Clicking Readmore accesses: "Photographs worth at least a thousand words or so."

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