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Setting Barrier Wall along the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Barrier wall is a common sight along the interstate highways, and the job of temporary placement to reroute traffic is a daily routine. In the spring of 2013, Strongstown B & K Enterprises was tasked with placing over 65,000 feet of barrier wall along the Pennsylvania Turnpike to separate the normal traffic flow around a scheduled resurfacing project.

A Hyundai 107 excavator was operated by Larry Prain to lift and position the 12 foot wall sections. Owen Covey assisted with guiding and interlocking the walls into place. A Kenco KL30000NG Barrier Lift was used to handle the concrete. With this lifting attachment, each three ton wall could be grabbed right from the bed of the truck, set into position and then released automatically. It only took about 30 seconds for these two workers to complete the cycle. Each truck carried nine barrier walls which were being unloaded and set into place in less than 10 minutes. Prain said, ‘It makes it easy to set barrier.’ Covey went on to say, ‘The larger pads (on the NG series) really grab onto the wall. It saves us a lot of work and lets us get the job done much faster.’

Even at 30 seconds per cycle, that still calculated to more than 40 hours of work. The task required them to position over 5,400 twelve foot wall sections along eight miles of highway between the Blue Mountain and Carlisle exits.

C.H. & D Enterprises Uses Kenco KL-12000NG

CH & D Enterprises of New Stanton, PA was contracted to assist with a major paving project in southwestern PA in 2013. They used a Kenco KL12000NG barrier lifter to set concrete wall along a busy highway to provide a separation for the soon-to-be construction area.

The lifter allowed the workers to remove the barriers from the bed of the trucks and then to set the wall into position, all without impeding the traffic flow.

Events

ConExpo: March 10 – March 14, 2020

March 10 @ 9:00 am March 14 @ 1:00 pm

ConExpo2016

Visit us at the 2020 ConExpo Trade Show in the North Hall, Booth N11725. We will be exhibiting some of our most well known products such as the Barrier Lift, Pipe Lift, Rock Lift and Pipe Hook. Along with these lifters we will be previewing our newly updated design of the Kenco Slab Crab. Stop by the booth for a free catalog and sign up to stay connected with “All Things Lifting” provided by Kenco.

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Start:
March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.conexpoconagg.com/visit/registration-and-pricing/

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Kenco

Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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