EVALUATION OF THERMOPLASTIC PAVEMENT MARKINGS

THERMOPLASTIC IS EVALUATED AS A PAVEMENT MARKING MATERIAL IN MINNESOTA. COMPARATIVE COSTS AND SERVICE LIVES ON CONVENTIONAL SPECIFICATION TRAFFIC PAINT AND THERMOPLASTIC PAVEMENT MARKING MATERIALS ARE REPORTED. GUIDELINES FOR USING THE MORE ECONOMICAL MATERIAL ARE GIVEN. SOME OF THE MORE IMPORTANT FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS ARE THAT THERMOPLASTIC SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A PAVEMENT MARKING MATERIAL ON CONCRETE PAVEMENTS IN MINNESOTA, BUT IN GENERAL, THERMOPLASTIC CAN BE USED ECONOMICALLY ON BITUMINOUS PAVEMENTS HAVE AVERAGE DAILY TRAFFIC PER LANE RANGING FROM 2,000 TO 7,000. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Special StuDY 276, 30 PP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Minnesota Department of Highways

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  • Authors:
    • Hughes, P C
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00203505
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1970 12:00AM