Nighttime highway striping to begin in Fulton

Crews work 24 hours until Memorial Day

To meet a goal of painting new lane lines and no-passing zones on highways by Memorial Day, the Missouri Department of Transportation will stripe Central Missouri roads 24 hours a day until the end of the month.

Drivers in Fulton and other Central Missouri cities should be especially careful during nighttime hours when work crews will be repainting lines on U.S. 54 inside the city limits of Fulton and on roads in other Central Missouri cities.

Other nighttime striping hours starting Monday will be inside the city limits of Jefferson City, Columbia, Lebanon, St. Robert and Rolla.

Striping during daylight hours of Interstate 70 and other major highways in Callaway County will begin Thursday, weather permitting.

Striping of roadways on a 24-hour basis in Central Missouri will start Monday.

Crews will stripe interstate highways an all other major highways first.

Striping trucks move between 8 and 12 miles per hour when workers are painting white and yellow lines on highways.

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