Plastic Rumble Strips
Plastic Rumble Strip
offers you a unique design that creates an
audible signal alerting drivers to reduce speed. It features 10 noise
steps, a short "landing" and a 9%, 1/2" drop-off at
its trailing edge. This edge makes it possible to remove the rumble
strips at the completion of a job by simply running a blade into it.
Strong but Flexible
- These rumble strips are molded from a Flexible, high-impact
plastic that is so strong it will not shatter or break in hot or cold
weather, even under conditions of heavy truck traffic.
- Temporary Construction zones
- Permanent installations - In non-plowable states, strips can be
used as permanent warning devices or where a reduction of speed is
- Apply with recommended flexible bituminous or epoxy.
- Size - Approx. 23-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 1/2"
- Material - Polycarbonate
- Standard Colors - Black
Recommended use IS to place a series of six rumble strips across the
traffic lanes parallel to the chalk lines so they make one long strip.
strips (of six rumble strips each) are placed next to each other to
form a section that has a total of 36 rumble strips. These sections are
placed at 5' centers in 45 mph speed zones and 200' in advance of
various constructions zone warning Signs.
Rumble strips help prevent construction zone accidents
In the test evaluation, vehicle speeds were checked in three ways;
- 1 Using standard construction signs.
- 2 Adding 35 mph regulatory
- 3 Adding rumble strips.
The test showed that by
adding the rumble strips, average vehicle speed was reduced more than 8
mph as compared to the use of standard construction signs and more than
4-1/2 mph as compared to using both construction Signs and 35 mph
Epoxy the strips down the entire length
Epoxy should fill channels and come up trough
weep holes. Trowel excess epoxy in fillet on leading and trailing
Run blade into back edge and pop loose
Link to Plastic Speed Bumps / Link to Rubber Speed Bumps
New Century NORTHWEST LLC
775 Vincent Street
Eugene, Oregon 97401
Phone: (541) 342-4500 Fax: (541) 485-5566