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The Highway Beautification Act was enacted in 1965. This Federal Legislation required all states to maintain effective control of all outdoor advertising. In 1968 the State of Ohio signed an agreement with the Federal Government for maintaining effective control along interstates and federal aid primary highways. This agreement also established criteria for size, lighting, and spacing of signs, displays, and devices consistent with customary use, which may be erected and maintained alongside of the right of way. Visit the ADC History page for more details on this program. 

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