Ace reporter Rodger Jones from the scene, where the X the city removed the day before Friday’s 50th anniversary commemoration has now returned:
It’s a relatively crude, hand-painted job, and it looks like tires moving over the wet paint made a series of faded Xs downstream of the one. … Previous X’s have consisted of white reflective traffic tape, not sloppy paint like what’s on there today. They are essentially tourist magnets and conversation pieces. … So now Elm Street has a sloppy, second-rate X out there today with little echoes radiating from it, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend crowds. Yuck.
CAN’T WAIT FOR THE 60th ANNIVERSARY.