movable barrier

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a barrier that can be moved to allow passage

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A cost analysis revealed that although the initial cost of the movable barriers (including a leased transfer and transport machine) would be higher than the traditional concrete barriers, the cost over the entire project would be less.
The Company also manufactures and markets infrastructure products including movable barriers for lane management to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety through its wholly owned subsidiary, Barrier Systems Inc.
Greatly miniaturized robots made of hydrogel might someday shimmy across the surfaces of microchips, acting as tiny delivery carts or movable barriers.
Ships dock on either side of the pier and board or disembark their passengers through walkways into the customs and immigration area that is separated from the public area by movable barriers.
Leakage has been a persistent problem with deckles, says the company, which are movable barriers at both ends of the die that.
Most of Rotterdam lies below sea level, and movable barriers near the mouth of the port's main channel protect the region from storm surges originating in the North Sea.
Other possible locations include movable barriers in dispersive mixing devices, and shear devices in twin-screw extruders.
The Company also manufactures and markets various infrastructure products, including movable barriers for traffic lane management, crash cushions, preformed reflective pavement tapes and other road safety devices through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Barrier Systems Inc.
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Rio Vista, California, BSI manufactures and markets movable barriers for flexibly adding lanes during rush hour to reduce traffic congestion, improve safety and increase traffic throughput.
The report recommends a balanced, comprehensive approach to tackling congestion -- citing improved transit, carpooling, high-tech traffic management systems, reversible commuter lanes with movable barriers and additional road capacity as key to the fight.