Over the weekend the countdown went to zero:
And besides changing “Good luck on finals” to “Have a good break,” there were a few random additions adorning the west side compared to the original:
Among those random additions, encouragement to “Be awesome”:
There was also a prominent addition to the sidewalk:
I was trying to figure out what all this USC stuff was about, and it didn’t look like UVA and USC had played in any sports over the weekend. Some Googling told me this was about the College World Series baseball game back in June. I guess a visitor to town felt like rubbing it in?
The USC tagging was all over the east side too, along with an easy birthday repaint (only changed the name):
Finally, “Elizabeth + Amy” (painters of the countdown) are busted — they stashed their paint off to the side of the bridge: