Brickbat: Road Kill


Normally when a road has to be re-routed any utilities in its path get moved. But no one seemed to notice that a utility pole was right in the middle of a new stretch of one highway in rural Quebec, and when the crews doing the work came upon it they just paved around it, leaving it in the middle of the road. It took two months and lots of media attention before the government got around to removing the pole.