Misspelled city signs could cause confusion in Wichita Falls

Staff Writer

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — Wichita Falls officials and staff are finding their way around a frustrating problem with new signage around town.
John Burrus, director of aviation, traffic and transportation, said they are dealing with numerous wayfinding signs created by an outsourced company that are misspelled or the wrong name.
The Wichita Falls Times Record News reports the wayfinding signage project began in 2011, as part of the Pride in the Falls campaign.
The first phase of the project cost about $1 million and total price tag for the project was expected to be about $2.1 million.
About 221 signs were created in the first phase, plus new logos on city water towers.
Additional signs in the next phase labeled city landmarks, commonly visited locations and maps for pedestrians marking walkable destinations downtown...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.