Evaluation of an Epoxy Pavement Marking System, HR-180, 1978

(1978) Evaluation of an Epoxy Pavement Marking System, HR-180, 1978. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

The purpose of this research project is to determine if (1) epoxy lane markings will last an entire winter season without replacement, (2) epoxy lane marking is an economical alternative to standard paint on high-traffic multi-lane roadways where lane changing is frequent, and (3) there are worthwhile benefits derived from thorough cleaning of the pavement surface before painting. The success of epoxy lane marking depends on the success of the equipment with which it is mixed and applied. The epoxy lane marking material, if properly mixed and placed on a clean surface, has the durability required to withstand a high traffic volume and frequent lane changes for at least one year.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Deterioration by environmental action, Economic analysis, Epoxy coatings, Highway maintenance, Road markings, Traffic volume
Subjects: Transportation > Pavements
Transportation
Transportation > Materials
Transportation > Traffic Management
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Design and Construction
Transportation > Economics, finance, and taxes
Transportation > Environment
Transportation > Environment > Weather and climate
Transportation > Maintenance and preservation
ID Code: 17016
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 02 Jun 2014 20:37
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2015 16:55
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/17016