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Sign Language

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 30, 2009 7:25PM

It didn't take long for it to happen: less than 24 hours after Rod Blagojevich was removed from office and Pat Quinn was sworn in as governor, workers are already erasing signs of Blagojevich's reign. Literally. In 2004, $480,000 was spent to put up 32 signs across the states tollways, each sign saying, "Open Road Tolling--Rod R. Blagojevich Governor." Now those signs are being replaced, though the cost of taking them down is much, much lower: $15,000. Most of the signs will be replaced at night so as not to interfere too much with traffic.