Category: Concrete 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…

Part 1 of 2: Plastic Water Filled Barrier vs. Concrete Jersey Barrier: Pros & Cons A common question we get asked is: will the plastic water-filled barriers protect as well as a concrete barrier? For many, this may seem obvious because concrete outweighs water by a significant amount. However, concrete K-Rail (Traffic Barriers) are simply…

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…

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…

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…

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…