PRO TIP: HACKING THE JERSEY BARRIER 1
Concrete jersey barriers are a common material for interim design public space, bikeway, or other street safety projects. To softening the harsh concrete look of a raw barrier, try to: 1
Add planters specially designed to sit on top of a concrete jersey barrier (see page 40 for more info). Add public art. NYC DOT has successfully used jersey barriers as a canvas to integrate public art into interim-design bikeway projects
Create a seat, table, or shade canopy!
Top left: Sybertech self-watering planters used at a 2015 Pavement to Parks project at Phinney Avenue North at North 67th Street in Seattle (Sybertech). Top right: NYC DOT Barrier Beautification Program (NYC DOT). Bottom: Jersey barrier turned bench (lepamphlet.com).
MATERIALS PALETTE Âˇ Barrier Elements Âˇ 35
The only materials and design guidance for Tactical Urbanist demonstration, pilot, and interim design projects. Funded by the James L. Knigh...