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'TRUMP 2020' Painted In 6 Locations On Route 44

CARVER (CBS) – Transportation officials are investigating after "TRUMP 2020" was painted onto six separate locations along Route 44 in Carver and Middleboro. MassDOT policy prohibits any unauthorized markings on state highways.

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"TRUMP 2020" was spray painted onto a busy road. (WBZ-TV)

The agency "will be dispatching contractor crews to temporarily cover the markings as soon as possible," MassDOT said in a statement. Crews will come back overnight to permanently removed the pro-Donald Trump messages.

In one of the locations "TRUMP 2020" was painted twice, once in each travel lane. The messages were put on the road using yellow paint.

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Two TRUMP 2020 paintings on Route 44 (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts State Police said they do not yet have information on the incidents.

This story has been updated to identify the correct locations of the markings. 

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