WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) - Federal transportation officials are
threatening to stop sending highway dollars to Clay County if local
residents don't get rid of non-collapsible mailboxes.
County Engineer Robert Cavert told the board of supervisors this
week that if homeowners don't replace the mailboxes, the county may
Cavert says the county has received about $3 million in federal
money over the past four years.
He says mailboxes must consist of a single post with a single
box. He says large brick structures or large receptacles with
multiple boxes are not allowed unless they are about 10 feet from
the edge of the pavement.
Information from: The Commercial Dispatch,