Delineation Systems for Temporary Traffic Barriers in Work Zones

Report No: 86-R43

Published in 1986

About the report:

Providing for the safety of traffic traversing construction and maintenance work zones is becoming increasingly complex, and over the past several years, temporary concrete barriers have come into use as a means of protecting work crews as well as motorists. This report discusses five delineation systems for such barriers, including the system presently being used in Virginia. Presented is information on the fabrication, installation, durability, and cost of the systems.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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Frank D. Shepard

Last updated: February 10, 2024

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