barriers

Robust barriers are streets ahead

19/11/2020

Local authorities are being urged to install concrete or steel barriers, rather than plastic alternatives, to aid social distancing in town and city centres.

Security options for site closures with Highways Care

03/04/2020

Leading barrier company Highway Care has advised industry on how to protect worksites in the event of temporary or partial closure.

Impact protection: Days at the races

24/01/2019

There can be few greater challenges for a barrier system than a rally car track, requiring a product that is easy to assemble and transport, not to mention one that can stand up to high speed crashes. Highway Care took the barriers podium on the notoriously difficult Wales Rally GB.

Work starts on £3.2m safety barrier scheme on M62

27/09/2018

Highways England has begun work to install more than six miles of new steel barrier on a busy section of the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Comment: Why off-site is the place to be for construction

01/08/2018

DELTA BLOC UK's MD Tony Walker tells Highways about how his leading road barrier company is part of a new era of modular off-site construction and supply chain innovation helping major clients like Highways England meet their objectives.

WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff wins design contract for M40 noise barriers

16/11/2015

WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff has been awarded a £2 million design contract for noise reducing barriers on the M40.  

HA to trial energy generating barriers

19/12/2014

The Highways Agency has started trials on a new generation of innovative noise barriers.

M1 barrier upgrade awarded to bmJV

31/07/2014

Joint venture bmJV, consisting of BAM Nuttall and Morgan Sindall, has been awarded a £35 million barrier renewal works package on the M1.

Environmental barriers trialled on M62

24/07/2014

Environmentally friendly barriers that tackle the impact of poor air quality are being installed for the first time on England’s roads.

New barriers installed on Erskine Bridge

29/05/2014

Scotland TranServ, working on behalf of Transport Scotland, has completed a vehicle safety barrier replacement project on the Erskine Bridge.

New steel barrier system from Colas

20/05/2014

Colas has launched a new barrier system that is designed to help improve the safety of road workers.  

New self-weighted safety barrier unveiled at Intertraffic

27/03/2014

Border Barriers has unveiled a new self-weighted safety barrier at Intertraffic in Amsterdam.

Barrier upgrade for A590

02/09/2013

The Highways Agency will carry out a £280,000 upgrade of safety barriers along the eastbound carriageway of the A590 in Cumbria towards its junction with the M6.

Nine-week barrier job on M54

10/10/2012

Highways Agency contractor Amey will be replacing the safety barrier on the M54 at Wellington, near Telford during a nine-week job starting on Monday.

New concrete barriers on M61

30/07/2012

Work starts next month on an £814,000 Highways Agency project to replace steel barriers with concrete along a strech of the M61 near Bolton in Greater Manchester.

Barrier contract up for grabs in Sunderland

21/06/2012

Sunderland City Council is looking for a supplier to install and maintain crash barriers across its road network.

£2.74m barrier job starts on M6

08/05/2012

Preparatory work to install a new section of concrete safety barrier around Junction 27 of the M6 at Standish will start next week alongside resurfacing and drainage improvements on the hard shoulder.

£2.4m M1 barrier job starts in New Year

22/12/2011

A £2.4m Highways Agency project to install a concrete safety barrier along the M1 near Rotherham will get underway next month.

New concrete barriers for M5

08/12/2011

Works to install a new concrete barrier between junctions 24 and 25 of the M5 will start next week.

Drivers fined after removing roadworks barriers

08/04/2011

Drivers have been fined after breaking through overnight roadworks near Manchester Airport, the Highways Agency has revealed.

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