Watch for slow-moving MoDOT crews striping roads

Watch for slow-moving MoDOT crews striping roads
The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin striping and drivers will see slow-moving trucks refreshing the lines on the roadway with paint.

MISSOURI (KFVS) - Part of Missouri’s annual maintenance is repainting the lines on the road that have faded or are worn.

The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin striping and drivers will see slow-moving trucks refreshing the lines on the roadway with paint that contains glass beads that reflect light from headlights in the dark.

When workers are painting white and yellow lines on the highways, striping trains move between 8 and 12 mph.

The trucks have flashing lights, boards with flashing arrows and signs that say “SLOW VEHICLES” and “WET PAINT.”

MoDOT crews will be striping two-lane roadways in the spring and fall and working on freeways and expressways in June, July and August.

Each year, MoDOT stripes about 70,000 miles of roadway.

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