NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New signs are turning heads on the Staten Island Expressway.
The word “Goethals” is spelled wrong. The “O” and “E” are flipped.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Wrap Up Holiday Weekend Travel Before Sunday Evening Storm
One sign is on the New Jersey-bound side approaching the Richmond Avenue exit.READ MORE: Bronx High-Rise Victims Remembered With Funeral Sunday, Officials Pledge To Keep Up Support For Survivors
Social media users were quick to comment on how much the mistake might’ve cost taxpayers.
CBS2 sent cameras out to investigate Monday and found two other signs with the same error.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Person On E-Bike Shoots At Speed Camera In Queens
A New York State Department of Transportation spokesperson told CBS2 the signs will be fixed “within the next few days at the contractor’s expense.”