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How to Ballast Our Water Barricades

Water-filled barriers have grown in popularity over the past few years –– and with good reason. Evidence suggests that water-filled barriers can lessen the severity of accidents that occur along roadsides or in construction zones. Plus, water barricades are cheaper and more versatile products than metal or concrete alternatives, without sacrificing durability or strength. Today …

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Water Barrier Manufacturers Association Member Network Releases New Product to Improve Safety

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 A forward-thinking group of manufacturers represented by the Water Barrier Manufacturers Association have developed a new technology that brings balance to construction zone safety, extending equal protection to workers and travelers. They’re called water-filled LCDs (longitudinal channelizing devices). These new LCDs exchange hazardous concrete with more forgiving materials: plastic …

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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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