Drivers in Portland Warned of Zombie Danger

Updated 2 years ago

Drivers may have gotten a chuckle out of an electronic message board in Maine warning of zombies, but city officials were not amused. The sign at a Portland road construction site was changed by a hacker to read “Warning Zombies Ahead!” on Wednesday morning. It originally read “Night work 8 pm-6 am. Expect delays.” City spokeswoman Nicole Clegg says the signs are a safety precaution and changing it could have led to driver distraction. She tells The Portland Press Herald, tampering with a safety device is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. She says it’s not clear who changed the sign, but it’s not the first time it has happened.


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