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Serious freight savings for John Holland Seymour Whyte

When contractors working on the Bruce Highway Duplication near Cairns required concrete crash barriers, local supply was a problem.

The team at Fortress Fencing was determined to find a solution to circumvent the hefty freight costs and still provide the barriers required for this project.

Lo-Ro Water Filled Barriers for WestConnex

Working around active traffic situations, it was critical for workers to fence off work zones with a safety barrier.
The Fortress Fencing team supplied 200 metres of Lo-Ro barriers to the site. The Lo-Ro water cable barrier is MASH Tested to TL-1 & TL-2, and designed for applications where low deflection is important.

Concrete Road Barriers at Hoppers Crossing, Victoria

Fortress Fencing supplied Deltabloc DB80 Concrete road barriers fitted with steel anti-gawking screens and SLED end treatments.

In this application, the Western Program Alliance team have used SLED end terminals fitted to the concrete crash barriers. SLED stands for Sentry Longitudinal Energy Dissipater.

The 4 types of fencing your construction site needs

Depending on the area and considerations such as the type of traffic, the type of protection/security, and the permanence of the barrier, there are four main types of barriers to choose from.

Depending on the area and considerations such as the type of traffic, the type of protection/security, and the permanence of the barrier, there are four main types of barriers to choose from.

Water Filled Barriers for Victorian Prison Construction

Temporary access roads needed to be be built and the contractor required a strong and stable barrier to line these roads. Water field barriers presented an ideal solution due to their flexible nature – as the site needs changed and the construction work progressed, the barriers could be shifted as necessary.

Creating Exclusion Zones on Site

Fortress Fencing’s 2000 Series galvanized fence panels presented an ideal solution to create a simple and effective exclusion zone.

The 2.4 metre long panels are quickly and easily erected by two people using concrete filled fence feet and bracing to hold them in place.

Fencing solutions for Echo Point, Katoomba

Fortress Fencing was able to assist the contractor with both lightweight crowd control barriers and sturdy temporary fencing for the site.

Fortress orange crowd control barriers which were used around the visitor centre to create a single direction flow of traffic. This was to ensure the centre complied with COVID Safe guidelines.

Penrith Hospital uses Safety Edge Fencing

To create a safe perimeter around the edge of the excavation, the contractors used 240 metres of edge protection fencing.

The XT Barrier system is a strong temporary fencing solution, ideal for installation around excavations such as this.

Fix your site security problems with Fortress Fencing

Having proper security in place on construction sites is essential to ensure you protect your valuable assets.

Whilst no solution is 100% foolproof, there are 3 things you can do to ensure your site is protected against damage, theft and vandalism. 

What to look for in a crowd control fence

Crowd control fences or barriers are a simple, cheap and effective solution for keeping people in designated areas and out of harm’s way. They are great for worksite safety, changed pedestrian routes during road works, event management and creating temporary pathways.

Crowd control barriers are a simple and affordable safety precaution that can be purchased, delivered, set up and packed away quickly and efficiently. But how do you know which barriers to buy?

Fencing tips to immediately improve your site safety

Construction and civil professionals use temporary fencing on all types of jobs. From small residential builds to huge infrastructure projects, temporary fencing is an important part of running a safe and compliant site.

Checking and managing these 3 things as a ‘best practice’ approach will go a long way to safeguarding your temporary fence against collapse or damage.

Concrete road barriers for Victorian rail project

Fencing and barriers are currently being erected as the site compound comes together, and an increase in heavy vehicles in the area is planned as work increases.

The project team needed to block off the south side of Cottrell Street, adjacent to the current level crossing, as part of setting out the construction area.