Stackable Concrete Bin Blocks: What do you call them?

Many names have been given to describe what we call the “concrete bin block,” So I’m going to provide you with a comprehensive list of all the names we’ve encountered, as a universal industry name does not exist. Each have a reasoning, some obscure, but…

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Part 2 of 2: Plastic Water Filled Barrier vs. Concrete Jersey Barrier: Pros & Cons

Our last post listed the pros vs. cons of concrete jersey barriers and concluded plastic water filled barriers and concrete traffic barriers (or concrete K-Rail) have specific purposes. Placing a plastic jersey barrier with vehicle traffic may not be the lucrative solution when you want…

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History of 48 Barriers

48 Barriers began with a simple question back in 2004: Do you have concrete traffic barriers? Since this time, our company has excelled as an evolving company, seeking out every avenue to be the only resource our customers ever need to buy concrete jersey barriers.…

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How Far in Advance Do I Need to Order?

So many answers to give, unfortunately there is definitive answer. Stock quantities, Lead time, truck capacity, distance, and delivery location are the major factors affecting your order being there when you need it. In a perfect world: You see your need a month out, request…

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Interesting Facts about Concrete Jersey Barriers

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.…

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Are Jersey Barriers a Secure Solution

In general, Jersey barriers are used for highway traffic control 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,…

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How Did Jersey Barriers Get Their Name?

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…

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Keep Your Onsite Workers Protected with K-rails

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…

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How to Choose the Right K-Rail Barrier

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…

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