USAGE OF PAVEMENT MARKING MATERIALS BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN THE UNITED STATES

DATA OBTAINED BY SENDING A QUESTIONNAIRE TO ALL STATES AND SELECTED CITIES AND COUNTIES INDICATE THAT IN 1965 STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS USED APPROXIMATELY 8,000,000 GALLONS OF WHITE PAINT, 4,000,000 GALLONS OF YELLOW PAINT, AND 66,000,000 POUNDS OF GLASS BEADS. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 26% OF THE WHITE PAINT WAS USED IN EDGE STRIPING. CITIES AND COUNTIES COMBINED ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE USED APPROXIMATELY 5,700,000 GALLONS OF WHITE PAINT, 3,800,000 GALLONS OF YELLOW PAINT, AND 41,000,000 POUNDS OF GLASS BEADS. THE USE OF PAINTS OF COLORS OTHER THAN YELLOW AND WHITE, RAISED BUTTON MARKERS, AND THERMOPLASTIC MATERIALS FOR PAVEMENT MARKING IS INCREASED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 79, 20 PP, 1 FIG, 4 TAB, 3 REF, 2 APP
  • Publication Date: 1968-4

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  • Accession Number: 00216776
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 10 1994 12:00AM