CARVER (CBS) – Massachusetts Department of Transportation crews covered several areas of Route 44 where someone painted “TRUMP 2020” on the busy road using yellow paint.
The messages were visible Monday in Carver and Middleboro in six different areas on Route 44. The message was painted in travel lanes.READ MORE: 'Frightening Anti-Semitism': Jewish Community Focused On Security After Texas Synagogue Hostage Situation
After the paint was discovered, MassDOT said it would be “dispatching contractor crews to temporarily cover the markings as soon as possible.”READ MORE: Stoneham Police Officer Needs 30 Stitches To Face And Head After Being Attacked By Dog
As of Tuesday, the markings could no longer be seen.
It is not known who painted the message on the road.MORE NEWS: Eversource Prepares For 'Kitchen Sink' Storm Expected To Bring Snow, Rain And Wind To New England
Anyone caught defacing a highway faces a fine of $1,000 per offense.