MoDOT restripes 5,000 miles of state's roads - KMOV.com

MoDOT restripes 5,000 miles of state's roads

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri Department of Transportation has repainted the stripes on 5,000 miles of the state's most heavily traveled roads.  

Transportation officials say they changed how the work was done to save money, using three fewer machines than in past years and organizing the hours of the crews to avoid overtime.  

Road striping has to be done on clean, dry pavement when the temperature is above freezing. The stripe has a combination of paint and reflective glass beads.  

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