Colo. Officials Respond To 420 Mile Marker Theft Problem
The Colorado Department of Transportation changed the 420 mile marker sign to 419.99. The change comes after the original sign kept getting stolen.By Candice Aviles | January 11, 2014
The Colorado Department of Transportation had to get a little creative after thieves kept stealing the state's infamous 420 mile marker on I-70. Take a look.
"State troopers moved the sign back just a smidge and made it 419.99 mile marker ... The Department of Transportation says it's working very well." (Via WJXT)
Touche, CDOT. The number 420 is associated with marijuana, which makes the 420 mile marker sign a target for prankish stoners. A CDOT spokeswoman confirmed the unusual sign is, in fact, real and said the change is "sort of an innovative way for us to keep the sign there." (Via The Coloradoan)