READI Amount: $100,000
Matching Amount: $100,000

Lead Organization: City of Bedford

Counties Directly Impacted: Lawrence

The City of Bedford will rehabilitate and update the Highway 37 “Welcome to Bedford” Limestone Derrick. In addition to the restoration of the derrick initially erected in 1978, the City of Bedford will install a new welcome sign, concrete pathway, lighting, landscaping, fencing, and limestone bench to allow visitors to access this historic site.

January 2024 Update: Restoration work continues on the Welcome to Bedford limestone derrick (courtesy of WBIW)

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