Inlaid Traffic Lane Lines: I-90, Edgewick Road to Hyak

Three types of striping materials installed in recessed grooves are evaluated for reflectivity and durability. Initial performance evaluations have two of the materials showing very little wear and providing good daytime delineation but marginal nighttime delineation. The other material is showing considerable damage in the form of cracking and spalling and is providing good nighttime delineation but only marginal daytime delineation due to the loss of material.


Publication Date: 
Monday, May 1, 1989
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 184.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Randall Deer, Clifford E. Mansfield.
Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation.
Number of Pages: 
Days, Durability, Fracture mechanics, Lane lines, Night, Performance evaluations, Portland cement concrete, Reflectivity, Road marking materials, Road markings, Spalling, Striping materials, Visibility, Wear.