A-one+ have identified, developed with a manufacturer, and introduced a new approach to safety barrier post removal on the highway network.
We realised there was a need to change the method of post extraction on safety grounds and challenge the industry standard methods which have been well established for over 30 years.
We examined current methods used across the industry in the UK and internationally, explored alternative equipment, collaborated with manufacturers and contractors and undertook extensive trials and research.
We trialled an excavator mounted prototype post puller, termed Barrier Master, and quickly realised its potential, working with the designer and manufacturer to further trial and develop the equipment including on-road trials on the M62.
We recently invested in the equipment purchasing one for our Area 12 project.
Various size models suitable for attaching to excavator or lorry mounted crane are now available to the wider industry.
Barrier Master delivers clear benefits against the Considerate Constructors Scheme Code of Considerate Practice including:
Link to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTZJ7agSERw
Entry submitted by Area 12 A-one+ Integrated Highway Services
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