Jersey Barriers: Names and Variations
Oct01

Jersey Barriers: Names and Variations

Your drive down the state expressway is made all the safer because of the modular concrete barriers which separate the lanes on the highway.  Did you ever wonder what these things are called or if it had a name at all?  It might come as a surprise to many that these barriers are popularly known as Jersey barriers and have a rather interesting history behind them. The Jersey barrier, as you see it on the road today, has more than 50...

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Jersey Barrier History
Sep17

Jersey Barrier History

Jersey barriers are ubiquitous structures existing on almost every type of road that has traffic movement. These are safety measures that help separate lanes of traffic, minimize damage to the vehicle and injuries to its occupants, and redirect the vehicle back into the traffic stream in the event of an accident or collision of vehicle. According to the American Heritage.com History’s Homepages, Jersey barriers made their maiden...

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