[Tagging] Highway barrier

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Tue Apr 14 06:16:54 UTC 2015

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>

> Take a look at this nasty device that prevents traveling the wrong way on
> a oneway street. I've seen several of these here in Istanbul. Some have
> signs to alert motorists but this one does not. It is unmarked in any way.
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One-way_barrier_IMG_7111.JPG
> It is surely a barrier of some sort yet it does allow traffic to flow
> unimpeded in one direction. Traffic_calming doesn't quite get it either.

These are very common in the USA on parking lots.  Often the entrance road
will be shut after hours,
but the exit gate left open allowing motor vehicles to exit.  "Do not back
up, severe tire damage" is the usual sign.
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