Bats, birds drive state highway employees from their office building
Numerous bats and birds have created a health hazard at one local state highway maintenance garage. Officials say more than 100 bats and birds have decided to call the Johnson County state highway office their new home. The building is closed until further notice. Workers at the Johnson County state maintenance garage have been forced to work outside. The doors are locked and no one is allowed inside.
"The problem is, some birds and bats have taken up housekeeping in the space between the ceiling and the roof," said Sara George with the District 12 State Transportation Department.