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Road Sign Misspelled

Posted by shadmia on July 27, 2009

Misspelled Sign

When I do a blog post, before I press the “publish” button, I always do a spell check. It’s not that I don’t trust my spelling (most of the time) it’s just that you never know whether or not something has slipped through.

Well it seems as if the state of Wisconsin needs to hire a proof reader before putting up new highway signs:

Greg Frank, general manager at Decker Supply Co. of Madison, the firm that manufactured the sign for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the company takes full responsibility.

“I can’t offer anything more than it was just a mistake made; just poor, poor work on our part,” Frank said.

David Vieth, director of the bureau of highway operations for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, said the DOT verified that the information sent to Decker was correct. Frank said the company might have entered the information incorrectly into its computer system and workers subsequently failed to notice the errors.

The sign has now been fixed as noted in the following clip:

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