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With all the craziness happening in the world now, we need a few moments to laugh a bit.  So, from today's news, the department of transportation is apologizing for an error in highway signage:



From the local news source (just in case the link goes dead in the future):

MassDOT apologized to drivers, tourists, and locals Monday for the misprinted sign, which read “Cod Cape” instead of “Cape Cod.”

The sign was made by Liddell Brothers, Inc. and installed on Faunce Corner Road southbound in Dartmouth on November 15. It was taken down around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Though the sign was made by an outside contractor, MassDOT said their engineers are required to check all signage to make sure the information printed on them is correct.

MassDOT Highway Division District 5 Acting Director Matthew Broderick said the sign was taken down immediately after they were notified about the misprint.

“We have had discussions with both the contractor that fabricated and installed the sign, and District 5 Resident Engineers whose responsibility it is to thoroughly review highway signage for accuracy,” Broderick said in a statement Tuesday morning. “The District is in the process of reviewing all signage to ensure it is accurate and that this does not happen again.”

The department is currently reviewing their sign installation process to see how the error passed through steps meant to check for errors.
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