Work Zone Awareness

As we move through 2019 the increase in passenger vehicle miles driven continues its growth from its 2011 most recent low, along with the increase in miles driven we have seen increases in road fatalities and construction zone fatalities. WorkZone fatalities across the United States have grown from a low in 2010 of 586 to […]

Why Select Defender Barrier?

Why Defender? Defender Barrier was envisioned at the outset from the perspective of providing our contractor and rental company partners a barrier that provided them value, versatility and foresight for the future. Value & Versatility Temporary Steel Barriers are a 20-year asset for contractors and hire companies.  While the market can forecast its barrier needs […]

Massachusetts Accepts Defender Barrier

Safe Barriers Defender 70, Defender 100 LDS, and Defender 100 HC Temporary Steel Barriers are newly approved for use in the state of Massachusetts. MassDOT issued their approval on 23 October 2018.  Safe Barriers is currently ready to deploy temporary steel barriers for your Massachusetts projects.  One barrier shell provides full MASH 16 compliance from TL-2 […]

Load Rated Barrier Lifting Points

Safe Barriers Defender Barrier offers our contractor customers a National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) certified Load Rated Barrier Lifting Point on every Defender Barrier. Every lifting point (2 per barrier) is load tested and NATA laboratory certified to a minimum Peak Load force of 81kN, that results in a maximum lifting point hole […]

Defender Barrier 70 Main Roads WA Accepted

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Safe Barriers Defender 70, MASH TL-2 Free Standing Temporary Steel Barrier has been accepted for use in Western Australia by Main Roads WA. The Defender 70 offers contractors a temporary barrier solution that is fully crash tested to the latest standards, including transition testing. The Defender 70 is an alternative temporary barrier with superior deflection […]

Defender Barrier ALDOT Approved

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has added Defender Barrier to their Approved Roadside Safety Devices list. As a result both the Defender Barrier 100LDS and Defender Barrier 100HC can now be used on Alabama roadways.  Thereby providing worker protection to MASH TL-3 and MASH TL-4 specifications. Because of Defender’s one-shell, multi-configuration platform our customers gain tremendous deployment […]

Defender Barrier MnDOT Approved


The Defender Barrier Temporary Steel Barrier range has received Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) approval for use on Minnesota roads. MnDOT has approved the Defender Barrier 70, Defender Barrier 100LDS and Defender Barrier 100HC. The Defender Barrier 70 is a Free Standing MASH TL-2 (45mph) workzone barrier.  The Defender Barrier 100LDS is a MASH TL-3, 100kph (62.5mph) […]

Defender Barrier 100 RMS Accepted


The Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) of New South Wales, Australia have issued their acceptance for Defender Barrier 100LDS (Low Deflection System) and Defender Barrier 100HC (High Containment) for use on New South Wales roads. The Defender Barrier 100LDS is a MASH TL-3, 100kph low deflection work zone barrier.  The Defender Barrier 100HC is a […]