U.S. Highway Funding Means More Concrete Road Barriers

U.S. Highway Funding to Increase.

The recently signed $305 billion, five-year highway funding law ends a decade of temporary patches and extensions on the previous highway funding law. The new law should spur an uptick in highway projects and increase the need for materials and equipment, including concrete road barriers.

The law, titled Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or “FAST Act,” means state and local governments can begin to build new roads and fix aging infrastructure without the fear that funding will dry up.

Highway projects tie up traffic. While it’s unavoidable, the use of concrete road barriers makes it safer for both drivers and construction workers. The barriers weigh about two tons each and are designed to redirect a car during a crash. The barriers’ design includes sloped sides which forces a car to drive up the barrier rather than crash through the barrier. This design helps lessen the force of impact and typically keeps the car on the road.

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Better Barrier Business

Del Zotto Products makes everything you need to begin making concrete road barriers with our innovative barrier form.

The concrete road barrier forms we manufacture are made of high-gauge steel to ensure years of reliable service. Our forms come standard with holes to mount 2-inch diameter anchor bolts, and each form has forklift pockets.

The form includes the patented Del Zotto vibration system and is designed for easy pouring and stripping.

There are no hidden fees or charges to use our forms. As a family-owned business, Del Zotto Products has built a reputation for quality products and innovations. We make both ready-made products and the forms that allow you to make your own precast products.

For information about our concrete road barriers form or any of our other products, contact us today.