February 3, 2015

Over Seven Miles Of J-J Hooks Barriers Installed On Kentucky Highways To Reduce Accidents

OLDCASTLE PRECAST AND SCOTTY’S CONTRACTING & STONE JOIN FORCES TO COMPLETE LARGE, TIME-SENSITIVE HIGHWAY BARRIER PROJECT IN KENTUCKY

MIDLAND, Va., February 3, 2015 – Over seven miles of J-J Hooks barriers are currently being installed on Interstate 65 in the Kentucky counties of Hardin, Hart, and LaRue. The Kentucky Department of Transportation highway job, which contains over 2,000 precast concrete barrier pieces, was contracted to Scotty’s Contracting & Stone, LLC.

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August 26, 2014

J-J Hooks Mash-tested Anchored Precast Safety Barrier Wins Wide Approval From 20 State Dots

Well-received by state DOTs, J-J Hooks anchored barriers passed the demanding MASH TL3 crash test requirements with ease

Easi-Set Worldwide reports that its MASH-tested J-J Hooks anchored barrier has been approved by 20 state Departments of Transportation and that additional approvals are expected in the near future. MASH presents uniform federal guidelines for crash-testing permanent and temporary highway safety features and recommends evaluation criteria to assess test results.

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March 18, 2013

First installation of J-J Hooks MASH TL3 bolt-down safety barrier using Easi-Set/Hilti proprietary anchoring system.


On March 18th, 2013, Shea Concrete Products of Wilmington, MA completed delivery of the new J-J Hooks MASH TL3 bolt-down barriers with Hilti anchoring system to the Larz Anderson Memorial Bridge project in Cambridge. The bridge, listed on both State and National Historic Registers, was built during the late 1800’s and is a vital transportation link connecting the cities of Cambridge and Boston and is the primary connection between two Harvard University campuses.

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June 10, 2014

Across The Miles: More Than 12 Million Linear Feet Of North America’s Most Successful Precast Concrete Safety Barrier Brand Sold To Date

Lined up end-to-end, J-J Hooks proprietary precast concrete safety barriers would stretch across the country from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles

J-J Hooks, North America’s most successful, proprietary precast concrete safety barrier, now surpasses 12 million linear feet of product made and installed in road construction projects and security barrier applications nationwide. Currently selling at an average pace of one million feet annually, the product is the most widely used safety barrier connection design in North America.

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January 7, 2013

Trinidad and Tobago becomes latest market for J-J Hooks

The international J-J Hooks safety barrier market is expanding into Trinidad and Tobago with Spancrete Caribbean acquiring a J-J Hooks License. David Williams, Director, has been making a simple barrier for the Trinidad market for some years. The Trinidad government saw the need to have a more secure tested barrier and David presented J-J Hooks as a good solution to their request. Rick Groves will be training their personnel and observing the production of the initial J-J Hooks barrier soon. Spancrete Caribbean is a leading developer of precast and prestressed technology in the Caribbean.

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