When is the right time to invest in new concrete barriers?Concrete barriers offer the highest level of safety to any kind of environment and are considered a great investment too. Concrete barriers have a long life but must be inspected regularly to ensure maximum safety of the environment and its users. If you are responsible…

Concrete barriers offer the highest level of safety to any kind of environment and are considered a great investment too. Concrete barriers have a long life but must be inspected regularly to ensure maximum safety of the environment and its users. If you are responsible for the maintaining the condition of concrete barriers in your…

Jersey barrier is the common name given to highway concrete barriers that are used for traffic control and perimeter protection. Superficially, the concrete Jersey barriers appear to be simple. In reality, they are highly sophisticated and their design is tweaked to ensure optimal driver safety. Read on to find out some interesting facts about concrete…

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…

The omnipresent wedges of concrete lining the medians and shoulders of highways in every state are universally referred to as ‘Jersey Barriers’. These concrete barriers are commonly used in many narrow highway medians, to prevent vehicle crossovers into oncoming traffic. During 1940s and 1960s, many states tried to make their own concrete barriers but failed…

K-rail barriers have become popular today and are used extensively in construction sites to improve workers safety on site. These k-rails are made of high quality materials and are available at an affordable price. They are almost unbreakable and keep the people behind the barrier safe. Since they are made for permanent or semi-permanent applications,…

K-rails are protective concrete barriers, most commonly used to prevent access to prohibited areas and as a highway divider. These k-rail barriers can also be used extensively in construction sites, oil fields, nuclear power plant and more to enhance site safety. Introduction of mini k-rail barriers have made them portable and easy to rearrange. The…

Concrete barriers are designed to slow, stop or redirect a vehicle from causing a severe highway crash. These barriers are crashworthy and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The crash performance of barriers also depends on the type of the vehicle, its speed and other variables. Understanding these variables enables you to select…

Concrete barriers and plastic barriers share a similar concept, yet they have different purposes that best suit their structure and design. Both road barrier types have designs that result in adaptability and utilization, which can be a perfect match for certain purposes such as road traffic diversion or safety during the construction. Concrete Barriers Concrete…

Incidents of road accidents have been increasing day after day and are a major contributor to the rising number of death in the recent times. Road safety is a matter of concern today and several measures are put into practice to reduce the number of accidents by many folds.  There are several other benefits associated…