A Banner Year in the World of Concrete Barriers

As we say goodbye to a busy 2023, let's check out the significant milestones that shaped 48 Barriers' year. We are reflecting on our progress, strength, important relationships, and product line expansion. Breaking Barriers with Concrete Barriers We sold over 25,000 concrete barriers in 2023!…

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Concrete Barriers for Racetrack Safety

Racing is an exciting sport, one that captivates fans and enthusiasts worldwide. The speed, precision, and adrenaline-pumping action on the racetrack are thrilling. But with speed comes inherent risks, making racetrack safety a paramount concern for both drivers and spectators. Concrete racetrack barriers are a…

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Concrete Barriers vs. Water-Filled Barriers: The Safe Choice

The choice between water-filled barriers and concrete barriers is more than just a matter of material preference. It's about safety, durability, and overall effectiveness. Let’s take a look at the differences between these two types of barriers, highlighting the pros and cons of each and…

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Introducing Recycled Pretred Barriers

At 48 Barriers, we are constantly evolving our product offerings to provide barrier solutions to fit our customers’ unique needs. The newest addition to our product lineup is the Pretred Barrier. By utilizing 95 percent recycled tire rubber, Pretred Barriers provide an eco-friendly solution for…

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3 Considerations When Buying Concrete Traffic Barriers

As traffic on our roads continues to increase, so does the risk of accidents and traffic congestion. In the pursuit of safer roads and efficient traffic management, concrete traffic barriers have emerged as vital tools. With strategic placement, these barriers help to can create safe…

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Popular Uses of Concrete Jersey Barriers

Concrete traffic barriers are versatile tools that offer a wide range of applications. Their low cost, durability, and effectiveness make them an ideal choice for various purposes. How Jersey Barriers Enhance Security and Safety Concrete jersey barriers are invaluable for protecting properties and enhancing security…

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Tips for Moving Concrete Barriers

Weighing in at 400-500 lbs per linear foot, concrete barriers can be challenging to offload from a flatbed truck, reposition, or set in place on unpaved material. We’re going to explore the best ways to move these barriers safely and efficiently. Different Ways to Move…

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How Artificial Coral Reefs Protect Our Oceans

Oceanic reefs play a critical role in maintaining the health of the ocean. However, coral reefs are in decline due to a number of factors, most prevalently human interference. In many cases, the economy and culture of coastal communities is tied to activities that put…

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How Long does A Jersey Barrier Last?

Jersey barriers.... the lifelong friend. A sidewalk is reinforced with rebar and experiences the same abuse from weather as a concrete K-rail or traffic barrier. The wind, the rain, the ice, the snow, and don't forget those penetrable UV rays; all take a toll on…

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