Everybody makes mistakes, even California
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.
A subcontractor had misspelled Olympic Boulevard. An "I'' was used in place of the "Y."
The large green exit sign was covered with a tarp and eventually removed but not before drivers snapped and tweeted photographs of the mega-typo.
Caltrans spokeswoman Kelly Markham tells the Los Angeles Times that the subcontractor will pay for a new sign. It is one of many improvements underway on the freeway as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.
Critical thinking challenge: Why was the sign covered before it was removed?