Cable barrier runs through the median of Interstate 70 just west of the Sedalia exit in Missouri. Federal regulators do not require the installation of barriers in highway medians but other states, including Missouri and North Carolina, have installed median barriers along freeways with much wider medians, and have seen a dramatic decline in crossover crashes and fatalities.
Cable barrier runs through the median of Interstate 70 just west of the Sedalia exit in Missouri. Federal regulators do not require the installation of barriers in highway medians but other states, including Missouri and North Carolina, have installed median barriers along freeways with much wider medians, and have seen a dramatic decline in crossover crashes and fatalities. Kansas City Star/MCT
Cable barrier runs through the median of Interstate 70 just west of the Sedalia exit in Missouri. Federal regulators do not require the installation of barriers in highway medians but other states, including Missouri and North Carolina, have installed median barriers along freeways with much wider medians, and have seen a dramatic decline in crossover crashes and fatalities. Kansas City Star/MCT

Feds don’t require median barriers shown to curb traffic deaths

April 18, 2014 6:17 PM