The objectives of this report were to evaluate all available foil-back and removable tapes as well as construction zone raised pavement markers and to recommend materials that should be included on approved lists for use by the Kentucky Department of Highways. The tapes were placed on transverse test sections and as lane lines and the reflectivity, durability, and appearance were observed. The markers were observed at test sections as well as at construction sites.
Lists of tapes to be included on the approved lists for foil-back and removable tapes were recommended. Tapes manufactured by 3M and Flex-0-Lite were included on the list of acceptable foil-back tapes. The only recommended removable tape was the 3M removable tape. It was recommended that the Stimsonite 66 construction zone marker could be used if the adhesive is completely removed along with the marker.
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Agent, Kenneth R. and Pigman, Jerry G., "Evaluation of Construction Zone Pavement Marking Materials" (1985). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 827.