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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County crews will be working on the southbound lanes of the highway, replacing two sections of the concrete median barrier, because of an accident that occurred there.
The 1999 Ford Explorer careened into the median barrier and flipped onto its roof when its brakes locked up in stop-and-go traffic.
The bus then turned left before hitting a concrete median barrier and flipping on its side.
As part of the project, crews will reconstruct 14 miles of I-94 between Highways 25 and 24, add a lane in both directions, and build a concrete median barrier on the interstate between Highway 25 and County Road 8, according to MnDOT.
A preliminary investigation indicated Ness was driving a Toyota sedan north when the car veered left, struck the median barrier and overturned, police said.
The car then returned to the motorway and crashed sideways into the concrete median barrier.
NCC AB (STO:NCCA), a construction, property development and infrastructure company in Northern Europe, announced on Wednesday that it has been commissioned by the Swedish Transport Administration to remodel Route 26/47 between Manseryd and Mullsjo, northeast of Jonkoping, into a 2+1 express road with median barrier.
The length of left-turn exclusive lanes had a mean of 280 meters on major streets and 140 meters on minor streets, and the mean of a median barrier's length was 32 meters on major streets and 12 meters on minor streets, with a maximum length of 280 meters and 140 meters, respectively.
through a median barrier before coming to rest in the opposite lane.