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The Only 42-inch Plastic Barricade Rated for High Speed Zones

Our 42-inch Jersey Shape LCD can be used in a variety of applications in and around traffic and construction zones. Most importantly, it’s the only 42-inch jersey barricade on the market that is rated as a TL-3 Barricade suitable for high speed construction zones. This unique Longitudinal Channelizing Device is federally tested and approved for …

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Determining Lateral Deflections of Plastic Water-Filled Barriers

This study investigated two methods that can be used to calculate the lateral deflection and the number of segments that move in a Plastic Water-Filled Barrier (referred to in the study as a “PWB”) after a vehicle has struck the traffic barrier. In the first method, theoretical equations were developed based on the conservation of …

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WBMA Petitions FHWA on Behalf of Members

On Tuesday the Water Barrier Manufactures Association petitioned the Federal Highway Association about Section 6F.63 of the 2009 MUTCD. Section 6F.63 allows the name and telephone number of the highway agency, contractor, or supplier to be displayed on the non-reflective surface of a device as indicated in paragraphs 15 and 16 of this section: Option: …

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Triton and Yodock Brand Water Ballast Devices not MUTCD Compliant

The WBMA has found commonly used work zone traffic control barriers manufactured by Energy Absorption Systems and Trinity Industries are not in compliance with MUTCD guidelines, creating a liability for the users of these devices. In researching the regulations pertaining to branding traffic control devices for one of its members, the Water Barrier Manufacturers Association …

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