In general, Jersey barriers are used to reduce the risk of an out-of-control vehicle crossing the median and colliding with opposing traffic or roadway workers. It also provides protection against unwanted vehicular traffic and terrorist activities around government buildings, utility facilities, historic landmarks and more. Featuring Jersey barriers on highways has reduced the number of road accidents and injuries to a greater extent.
Since Jersey barriers are portable and lightweight, they are less labor intensive and can be handled and installed easily. For easy lifting and relocation, special 6 inches wide grooves are designed and used.
Jersey barriers can be made into different shapes and designs to meet the customer safety needs. Custom logos can also be incorporated into the design of jersey barriers during the tooling process to prevent theft of your barriers from jobsites.
Jersey barriers are well-known for their longevity and will not crack or break under normal use. They are built to withstand extreme weather conditions and other external elements over long periods of time.
From the standard concrete Jersey barrier heights of 42 and 46 inches to the taller 54 inch design and the low model barriers which are generally 24 to 34 inches in height, they are available in a variety of sizes and shapes. As they are available in different sizes to meet the customer requirements, they are more likely used in specialty installation such as highways and military operations.