Jersey barrier


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Jersey barrier

n.
A protective concrete barrier used as a highway divider and a means of preventing access to a prohibited area.

[From the fact that they were first used on the New Jersey Turnpike, an important toll road in New Jersey .]
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The locals didn't really skate the end of the snake run/fullpipe or the ten-foot bowl with 20-foot trannys and a kink to vert--it's like a giant, round Jersey barrier.
The Chief Minister was informed about the pace of progress on bus stations, cycle track, parking plazas, Pir Zakori bridge, Jersey barrier, feeder routes, the status of purchasing
It looks like when he landed, he hit the jersey barrier on the northbound 83 side and then slipped over and ended up on his wheels on the southbound Route 83 side," Herion said.
Tenders are invited for Providing jersey barrier in various locations in ward no.
6 m New Jersey Barrier as median with allied facilities.
It has also been divided by a Jersey barrier to enhance road safety, replacing an iron fence.
The deer jumped the Jersey barrier into traffic and went through the truck window broadside.
Range of precast products so far produced by OCP covers RCC Pipe Culverts, RCC Box Culverts, Precast Manholes, RCC Pipe Support, RCC foundations, Weight Blocks, Jersey Barrier (RCC Crash Barriers), Fencing Post, Boundary walls and various small concrete elements.
The New Jersey barrier island that has hosted legions of vacationers for generations and was home to the "Jersey Shore" cast is a scene of devastation.
Due to the way dikes are built (according to the UI's plan, for every I foot in height, you need 3 feet in width), a 2-foot-tall sandbag wall built one day would need to be replaced with a Jersey barrier (made of precast concrete) the next day.
It will include two bowls, ramps, driveways and walls as well as special features such as a hubba, a Jersey barrier, a wall ride, taco, pier 7, and a street area with blocks and grind rails.
Or to compare birds slamming into a cold front to hitting "a Jersey barrier on the turnpike"?