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Solar-powered pavement markings in Pocatello, ITD experiments

Today I came across this story from eastidahonews.com that details an interesting:

The following is a news release from the Idaho Transportation Department. POCATELLO — The unusual amount of sunshine this winter has allowed the Idaho Transportation Department to experiment with a few alternatives to typical highway work. The most recent options are solar-powered pavement markings along short stretches of US-30/Garret Way in Pocatello, intended to increase the visibility of raised curb islands for drivers. The first set of markers were installed along US-30 from Gould Street (milepost 335.4) to Pole Line Road (milepost 334.8) on Feb. ITD experiments with solar-powered pavement markings in Pocatello

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