November 19, 2018

Georgia Aquarium sign misspelled

A new road sign on Atlanta’s highest-profile road, the Downtown Connector, for one of the state’s highest-profile tourist destinations, the Georgia Aquarium, reads: “Aquairium.”

“We are aware,” said DOT spokeswoman Natalie Dale.

The sign is less than a week old, Dale said, and it should be fixed by Thursday rush hour.

DOT’s plans spelled it correctly, Dale said, so the fishy spelling is a mistake by the sign-making company, not DOT. That means taxpayers don’t have to shell out to send it back and get a new sign.

She explained: “Vanna, we’d like to return a vowel…”

Any such change on an interstate is a