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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

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

Step 1: Measure out where to place the street marking

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

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

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

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

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

Workers making sure there is even heat applied to the marking

Step 7: Inspect the new marking

Close up of the new pedestrian crosswalk symbols

Location of pedestrian crosswalk symbol on Main Street

Checkered crosswalk at the intersection of Highway 14 and Rock Island