Colorado’s Response To Stolen 420 Signs Is Awesome

The “MILE 420” highway marker sign near Stratton, Colo., has been stolen so many times that state officials came up with a clever idea to thwart the thieves.

1. From Twitter user @JournalistsLike:

2. The photo first appeared on Reddit on January 5th:

3. A spokesperson with the Colorado Department of Transportation told 9 News:

“So this is our way to test it out. So far it’s working. It’s a traffic safety thing. It’s a helpful thing to have these sings on the road. But people kept ripping them off.”

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