Redipave Modular Median™

Redipave Modular Median™

The RediPave Modular Median™ is an innovative modular system designed for the safe, smart, and simple creation of refuge islands and build-outs. As a modular system, different shapes can be made to suit almost any application; making it a safe, smart, and simple device for motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclist.

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The RediPave Modular Median™ is an innovative modular system designed for the safe, smart, and simple creation of refuge islands and build-outs. As a modular system, different shapes can be made to suit almost any application; making it a safe, smart, and simple device for motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclist.

SKU: Modular Median Categories: , ,

Safe
• Improve pedestrian safety with median refuges and crossing build-outs and other pedestrian-friendly configurations
• Manage traffic safety with chokes, chicanes and island layouts
• Ensure worker safety with fast installation requiring less time in travel-ways

Smart
• Made of durable recycled rubber polyurethane composite for extended life
• Modular system that allows multiple configurations for most any application
• Proprietary anchoring system that ensures secure, removable, minimum maintenance attachment to the roadway

Simple
• Fast install with three-man crew
• No heavy equipment required
• Installs in hours, not days

Additional information

Weight 12 oz

Modular Median Creates More Parking in Small Florida Beach Town


Project Profile: More parking spaces found in Neptune Beach with the help of the Modular Median
Tax Base: 3400 home-sites
County: Duval, Florida
Total Project Cost: $4600
Location: Neptune Beach, Florida
Date: February 2018
Concerns: Parking availability
Product Solution Used: RediPave Modular Median, ORCA post


The Problem
Located along the Atlantic Ocean is the small beach town called Neptune Beach. It’s a popular suburb of the 12th largest city in the US, Jacksonville, Florida. Located where the highly travelled Atlantic Boulevard dead ends to the town center, the locals call it “the corner.” It’s here you can meet friends for a drink, enjoy some frozen yogurt with your kids, or have dinner al fresco at a variety of award winning restaurants.  The area is no secret to the over 1 million residents of Jacksonville, and thousands of tourists that frequent every year.

As you might imagine, that popularity brings with it some challenges. In a recent interview, city manager Andy Hyatt explained how in a town of just 2 square miles and 3400 homes, they’re completely built out. There is no more room. What that means for drivers is you may be searching for a while to park your car before your beach-day fun can begin. 

“It’s always been a challenge” says Hyatt. The city has maneuvered to alleviate the pressure by working with area business owners to adjust how spaces are used. We’ve even implemented metered parking in some areas to encourage turnover. However, even with those measures, there is still far more demand for parking than there is supply. 

When the opportunity came up to create new parking spaces, Hyatt and Leon Smith, director of public services jumped on it. “Trust me, opportunities to create more parking don’t come up often. We were going to capitalize on them when they do” says Hyatt. 

Adjacent to the 7-11 convenience store on the corner of Atlantic Blvd and 2nd street, there was a space to fit 5 more cars. Hyatt expands,“I know it doesn’t sound like much, but that’s an opportunity for 5 more families to enjoy our beaches, eat at our restaurants and visit our merchants. It benefits our business and as a result, our community.” 

The Product used and installation

In February of 2018, Jake Harris, the Professional Pavement Products’ Pedestrian Protection product line manager, visited Hyatt and Smith at city offices to show them the latest innovations available in the transportation safety industry.  One of those products was the Modular Median. Made from recycled truck tire tread and composites, it is highly customizable and can be used to construct pedestrian refuges, roundabouts or even chicanes for traffic calming. However in this case, it was going to be used to define a parking area. Harris explained his reaction when learning how the Modular Median was going to be used “This was a first for us. We haven’t had a client use the Modular Median in quite this way. I was intrigued when Leon told me about the application. Pretty innovative I thought to myself. I knew for sure it was going to work well.”

Installation began at 8:30am and concluded just two hours later. Project foreman Jeff Paul was quoted, “It went together pretty easy once we got in a rhythm. We had two guys drilling holes, followed by another guy blowing out the dust and debris with compressed air. Lastly, the stainless steel hardware was screwed in. Not much to it really. Pretty straightforward.”


We are pleased to report that Hyatt has reported back positive comments from the community and city council.  His final comments were “That was $3600 well spent! Those extra spaces likely paid for themselves the very next weekend after installation.”

Safe
• Improve pedestrian safety with median refuges and crossing build-outs and other pedestrian-friendly configurations
• Manage traffic safety with chokes, chicanes and island layouts
• Ensure worker safety with fast installation requiring less time in travel-ways

Smart
• Made of durable recycled rubber polyurethane composite for extended life
• Modular system that allows multiple configurations for most any application
• Proprietary anchoring system that ensures secure, removable, minimum maintenance attachment to the roadway

Simple
• Fast install with three-man crew
• No heavy equipment required
• Installs in hours, not days

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
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