movable barrier


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Noun1.movable barrier - a barrier that can be moved to allow passagemovable barrier - a barrier that can be moved to allow passage
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
chicane - a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
gate - a movable barrier in a fence or wall
hatch - a movable barrier covering a hatchway
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The contract involves essentially creating, delivering and installing a movable barrier with a passage width of 38 m and an unlimited headroom in the Iron.
To test their crashworthiness, the cars were subjected to a frontal collision at 64 km/h and a side crash at 50 km/h against a movable barrier in the shape of the front of a pickup truck or an SUV.
The vehicles were subjected to a frontal collision at 64 km/h and a side crash at 50 km/h against a movable barrier in the shape of the front of a pickup truck or an SUV.
Movable barrier has been installed on the Walt Whitman, Ben Franklin, and Commodore Barry bridges, which link New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
A number of jurisdictions in the United States and Canada have implemented Movable Barrier Technology to improve safety, capacity, and efficiency during recent reconstruction projects.
every morning, the movable barrier is shifted back to its original position, and traffic moves normally again.
When construction on the bridge, maintenance, or a traffic incident requires closing a travel lane or lanes, the movable barrier can be positioned to maintain optimal travel lanes in the direction of heaviest traffic.
A movable barrier will enable traffic to be "managed," meaning lane configurations can be changed to improve the traffic flow for morning and evening commutes, special events, etc.
The Unit 5 project also includes movable barrier installation along the entire length of the new I-15 managed lanes from Unit 1 to Unit 5.
A/B tests were conducted using movable barriers and temporary builds to measure the efficiency of each design.
Italian officials have long sought movable barriers to protect Venice from sea bed high tide, though that infrastructure isn't expected to be available until 2014-2015.