Clearwater Beach, Florida -- Expect traffic delays on Mandalay AvenueFriday.

Havingcompleted the repaving project, crews will now stripe the lanes from the Roundabout to Baymont Street andalong Baymont Street, incoluding parking areas, the city has announced.

Instead of using paint, crews will use thermoplastic striping - a hot plastic that is appliedat about 500 degrees and cures in about four seconds. The city says it is stronger than regular striping paint, and lasts longer.

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