A Hummel Report Investigation
They may look fine to passing motorists, but thousands of road signs across Rhode Island need to be replaced, so says the state’s Department of Transportation – all in an effort to meet new federal highway guidelines. The state has begun a $9 million for sign replacement, using federal stimulus money to pay for a project it otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford. But just what do you get for $9 million? And could state highway officials save money right now by taking one simple step? That is the focus of this week’s Hummel Report investigation.