The Neverending Spelling Bee At The Allegheny County Sign Shop

Feb 13, 2019

Modern existence requires a lot of signs: road signs, park signs, building signs, direction signs, special event signs. Plenty of signs could be ordered online, in this age of hyper-availability, but Allegheny County doesn’t outsource its written communication with the public; instead, the county runs its own sign shop.

Steve Smith has worked in the shop for nearly 20 years and says he and his colleagues are exacting in their work. But mistakes can happen.

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