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Street Crews Install New Street Markings in Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith

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The Knoxville Street Department crews worked late last night installing new markings to Main and Robinson Streets and Highway 14.

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Step 1: Measure out where to place the street marking

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Step 2: Place the marking in desired spot on the street

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Step 3: Trace the outside of the marking on the street

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Step 4: Remove the marking and heat up the pavement where marking will be

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Step 5: Place marking back on the heated portion of the pavement

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Step 6: Apply heat to the marking to melt plastic onto the road

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Workers making sure there is even heat applied to the marking

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Step 7: Inspect the new marking

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Close up of the new pedestrian crosswalk symbols

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Location of pedestrian crosswalk symbol on Main Street

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Checkered crosswalk at the intersection of Highway 14 and Rock Island