D.C. street signs still direct drivers to 'MCI Center'
The Verizon Center, the home of the Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, Georegtown basketball and dozens of events, received its new name in 2006.
WTOP's Adam Tuss reports, though, that a few street signs near Downtown Washington are stuck in the past.
Tuss stumbled across a few directional signs that send people to the MCI Center, referring to the building's former name.
The signs with the wrong information are in at least two locations -- at the Massachusetts Avenue exit off the northbound 3rd Street Tunnel and at 6th and L Streets, NW.
Verizon Center opened in 1997 with the MCI Center moniker. However, when MCI was acquired by Verizon in 2006, the name of the arena changed.
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