A LOOK AT WHAT SOME STATES ARE DOING... CALTRANS MAGIC MARKER

The article describes an automated pavement marker truck that takes the guesswork out of laying 'Botts Dots' on the highways and can significantly increase the safety of roadwork for Caltrans (California Departemnt of Transportation) maintenance workers. The new machine is a Caltrans truck rigged with a customized glue gun and an automatic dot feeding system. The truck allows pavement markers to be set better, faster, safer and cheper. The details of the automated process are described.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 12-13
  • Serial:
    • AASHTO Quarterly Magazine
    • Volume: 70
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
    • ISSN: 0147-4820

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00610756
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1991 12:00AM