DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Some Dallas drivers were in for quite a shock when they saw what was on a road construction sign – language not suitable for children.READ MORE: 'My Home Is Still Uninhabitable': 10 Months After Winter Storm Some Texans Still Waiting On Insurance Claims
The sign is now turned off, but it caused a stir at the intersection of Lemmon Avenue and Central Expressway.
The digital road sign was hit by a hacker, which showed a vulgar message mentioning President Donald Trump.
CBS 11 caught glimpse of the sign at around midnight, where people stopped to take pictures of it.READ MORE: Wife Of Suspected Killer Of Mesquite Officer Charged With Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon In Disturbance Preceding Fatal Shooting
The Texas Department of Transportation says the sign is not one of theirs.
TxDoT explained the sign could be used for a different city or private project in the area.
The messages written on these signs are for motorist information, and there’s a safety risk in changing.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Omicron Variant Arrives In Texas
“The Dallas streets are dangerous enough as it is. And then for someone to mess with that kind of system, it could distract drivers, I would think. Whether they think it’s funny or not… but at the end of the day, it’s just dangerous,” said resident Magdalene Pracht.