Road Diet Test Work Underway

Work got underway on the road diet test tonight.

street-closed-signStreet closed.

ted-button-popperFirst step is popping up the reflectors. This is Ted the self-proclaimed “King of the Button Poppers.” Real friendly guy!

grinder-step-1Then this ridealong grinder scrapes up a thin layer of blacktop to remove the painted lane lines.

grinder-step-2Another machine that looks kinda like a lawnmower follows shortly after that.

afterAfter that team finishes, this is what the road looks like. Supposedly the next step is adding temporary “tabs” that mark the lanes until the “stripers” come through in a few days.

Road Diet Crosswalk Crew Gets to Work
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