Sign Pulled Down After M1 Motorists Notice Embarrassing Spelling Error

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There might be a few red faces at the Department of Main Roads today, after residents pointed out a spelling error on a newly erected sign on the Pacific Motorway.

The sign at Exit 79 has Mudgeeraba misspelled, twice, spelling the Gold Coast suburb "Mudgereeba". 

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An observant local spotted the mistake and snapped a photo.

Local Councillor Glenn Tozer shared the picture on Facebook page saying the error has been reported to the state government, which has since promised to fix it

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"Mistakes get made sometimes," he wrote.

"It’d be fair to say a staff member in the Main Roads team is very embarrassed".

The sign has been removed overnight.

 

25 November 2019




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