07:27 GMT26 February 2021
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    Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a final section of a new road in Canada, an electronic sign announcing the completion of work was programed to say, “We done bitches.”

    After decades of planning and construction, which cost approximately $4 billion, a road project on Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton was completed and officially opened on Saturday.

    The sign on had previously been programed with a standard message announcing the completion of the work, but photos and videos appearing on social media showed a far less traditional, and more vulgar, wording.

    A spokeswoman for the Transportation Ministry said in a statement to the National Post that the sign was changed immediately after they were alerted.

    “Two thousand people worked very hard to bring this project to completion, and there’s obviously a lot of pride in that work,” spokeswoman Aileen Machell said a statement on Sunday. “It seems someone changed the sign as part of the celebrations; however, the wording is not the kind we would use and we had it changed immediately.”

    It is unclear who changed the sign, or whether they face disciplinary action.

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    Construction, Road Sign, Transportation Ministry, Anthony Henday Drive, Edmonton, Canada
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