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Where Am I?

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2017 | 2:02 AM
Residents had to rewrite this street name in Trafalgar Park, St Andrew.
Millsborough Avenue and Welwyn Avenue in Barbican, St Andrew.
No street sign to identify by Elphinstone Drive off Meadowbrook Avenue, St Andrew.
The bottom sign should read Violet Avenue in Mona, St Andrew.
This is supposed to be Lucas Road off Windward Road, East Kingston.
The long faded Seabreeze Avenue and Zephyr Road in East Kingston.
The non-existent Martello Drive by Seashore Place, Harbour View.
Outlook Avenue and Zephyr Road in East Kingston.
This should be Norman Avenue and Practice St in Norman Gardens, East Kingston.
The fading Linmar Close in Norbrook, St Andrew.
This should be Norbrook Road at the intersection with Norbrook Avenue in Norbrook, St Andrew.
This is Hopeview Avenue off Monterey Drive, Hope Pastures in St Andrew.
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The terrible condition of many Corporate Area street signs has been listed by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAC) as a problem that will receive urgent attention come next financial year, which commences on April 1.

In fact, many commuters have had to resort to using mobile phone applications like Google Maps to find their destination, because so many street signs are either falling down, the writings have long faded, or are just nowhere to be seen.

In a Gleaner feature continuing to highlight this problem, here are some more examples: