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Plastic vs Metal Barricades: Which is Best For Schools?

At OTW, we specialize in designing, manufacturing, and customizing plastic barricades for numerous businesses and events. And we think that plastic barricades provide a great deal of value for those who choose to invest in them. School administrators in particular can benefit from purchasing plastic barricades for general usage and for use during special events. …

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Understanding Airport Barricade Regulations As a Contractor

When you’re a contractor on a project that involves working near active aircraft, it’s your responsibility to understand airport barricade regulations. Airport safety barricades are essential to mark off areas that are closed to flight operations. Within the areas under the authority of air traffic control (ATC), airport low profile barricades are generally required to …

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Airport barricades and fence panels

The Top Uses for Parking Lot Barriers at School Events

Schools often host a large number of events that attract outside visitors. Parking lot barriers can be useful a useful addition during these events, helping to facilitate traffic flow and prevent accidents from occurring on school grounds. Some administrators also use parking lot barricades on a day-to-day basis, managing access and more. Here, we’ll list …

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5 Questions To Ask Before Purchasing School Barricades for Your Next Event

Barricades designed for use at schools can serve a wide variety of purposes. That’s partially because different school administrators have different needs for them. Principals planning events at elementary schools have different priorities than athletic directors planning sporting events at major universities, for instance. At OTW, we work closely with school administrators all the time …

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Red OTW Safety barricades controlling crowds at community event

How Portable Barricades Can Improve Operations at Universities

Universities regularly host a wide range of different events and gatherings on their grounds. From football games to job fairs, college campuses are diverse, vibrant places with a lot going on. Portable barricades at universities can improve how administrators set up and organize extracurricular activities. Here we’ll take a look at a few ways that …

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OTW Barricades at the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City

The diversity of Salt Lake City was celebrated again this year at the Living Traditions Festival. The festival, held annually at Library Square, has been drawing performers, cooks, and craftspeople for over thirty years. The free event is organized and hosted by the Salt Lake City Arts Council and this year over 70 different cultural …

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yellow event barricades at living traditions festival in salt lake city

The Many Uses of the 24” Low Profile Barricade

Safety and security barricade systems are used throughout many industries and many variations are available. Looking closely at the features and benefits of different barricades and comparing them to your project requirements will help you determine exactly which barricade system will serve you best. OTW has been providing barricades since 1993 so we know just …

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Front view of 90 degree connection between two OTW Safety Construction barricades.

Metal vs. Plastic Barricades

If you are looking into buying crowd control barricades for an event or venue, there are many options to choose from. The biggest question many people have is how do metal and plastic barricades compare? The two barricade styles are both commonly used, but which one is better? If you look at the advantages of …

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Crowd Control Adaptor Connecting Steel and Plastic Barricade