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IT LOOKS like contractors in Stevenage need to go back to school after a resurfaced road had out-of-date markings painted back on it. After Lonsdale Road was resurfaced recently, the words school - keep clear were painted outside the redundant Pin Green
IT LOOKS like contractors in Stevenage need to go back to school after a resurfaced road had out-of-date markings painted back on it.
After Lonsdale Road was resurfaced recently, the words 'school - keep clear' were painted outside the redundant Pin Green Infant School which has been empty for over a year.
A spokesman for Hertford-shire County Council said the work was carried out as part of a large resurfacing scheme and that with such a programme, "mistakes like this can happen from time to time".
The spokesman added: "It is normal practice for any lines and markings on the carriageway to be reinstated as they are.
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"We can only apologise if this error has caused any inconvenience to road users, and our works team will go out to erase the markings in due course - a process known as 'scabbling', ie chipping it off".
A Lonsdale Road resident who contacted The Comet, said: "It must have cost hundreds of pounds in paint and labour.
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