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Barriers (Roads) (Pmrcpb)

Definition
Devices used to prevent a vehicle from striking a more severe obstacle or feature located on the roadside or in the median or to prevent crossover median accidents. As so defined, there are four classes of traffic barriers: roadside barriers, median barriers, bridge railings, crash cushions. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Parts of roads (Pmrcp)
Narrower Terms
Anti glare screens (Pmrcpbc)
Crash cushions (Pmrcpbe)
Guardrails (Pmrcpbg)
Medians (Pmrcpbm)
Noise barriers (Pmrcpbn)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Curbs (Pmrcpc)
Interchanges and intersections (Pmrcpj)
Traffic lanes (Pmrcpm)
Pavements (Pmrcpp)
Roadside (Pmrcpr)
Road shoulders (Pmrcps)
Weaving sections (Pmrcpw)
Related Terms (Associative)
Barricades (Qtpsb)