Category: Barricades

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 concrete’s solid formation. Over time you will find cracks, dirt…

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 mostly straightforward. Enjoy!   VARIOUS NAMES:   Concrete Bin Blocks…

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 them to withstand impact. On the other hand, you do…

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. We have developed a wide base of concrete K-Rail for…

The design of the security planter revolves around protection, aesthetics, security, for a lifetime. Each model offers various appeals and benefits depending on the requirements your project. Stone-Cast Security planters are precast with reinforced steel rebar. The aggregate finish on the planters not only serves as a design, but less likely to show wear from…

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 a quote and place the order so we have plenty…

Concrete Barriers are designed for highway safety and vehicle delineation, but how easy are they to move around? Weighing in about 400 – 500 lbs per linear foot, they often require more than a skid loader to offload from a flatbed truck, reposition, or set in place on unpaved material. One question we get is:…

Kenco Bin Block Lifter is the latest addition to the line of Barrier Lifts from Kenco. Bin blocks no longer need a lifting eyelet to hook into nor deal with fitting forks underneath for moving.You may be wondering why you would spend the money on a bin block lifter when you purchased blocks on a…

Do you pay for what you get?Torn between new or used barriers? Are you not sure if the quality will be up to par? Do you need something simply to protect and secure? Deciding between new / used concrete barriers often comes down to what is acceptable, but many customers want to make sure the…

Sometimes, a plain Jersey barrier or K-Rail is the wrong choice for your property, even when security is a priority. Then, when you find out the price of a decorative barrier or planter, it simply doesn’t line-up with your budget. That’s why we have the Castle Guard Barrier. These lock together or stand alone with…