Category: Barriers

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…

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 Jersey 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…

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…

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 too ugly for your property, even when security is a high needed. 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…

When is the right time to invest in new replacement concrete safety 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…

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, historic landmarks and more. Featuring Jersey barriers on highways has…