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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…

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 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 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…

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…