Day 46

Impact attenuators

May 11th, 2010

The barrels are designed to absorb the impact of a car that's heading into the concrete wall. These barrels were empty, which is unusual. Read more!


  1. Carolyn says:

    flexing your old transportation engineering muscles?

  2. Chris says:

    May not be so unusual.
    They may be filled only partially, with what looks like a false bottom.
    Usually the leading end is less filled than the trailing end.
    Then again, the may just be empty, lol
    Keep it going…….

  3. Deb says:

    ohhhhh i hope no one gets injured (or worse) because it’s not properly filled :((

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