Crash Gates Chicago
The new operation preference, for terrorists and criminals, is the acquisition and operation of a vehicle, usually a heavy truck, to ram an exposed access point of a building or facility, due to the relative ease of procuring a vehicle. Chicago, the Windy City, has an overabundance of public and private physical targets where a terror or criminal act is devasting. At exposed access points, if possible, the installation of a highly effective crash gate, from BBRSS, is the best option for increasing security. BBRSS delivers high-quality, crash-rated crash gates, for Chicago area businesses, buildings, structures, facilities, arenas, government buildings, etc. (800)367-0387
What Are Crash Gates?
A crash gate is defined as an operational moveable gate rated to endure direct impacts with vehicles of differing size and weight. Crash gates are normally used as an active vehicle barrier controlling vehicles entering and exiting and can be operated manually or by an operator. Most crash gates are positioned at the farthest point of perimeter security or for parking lot access necessitating higher level security. BBRSS is the foremost industry leader in crash gate design, installation, and maintenance.
Chicago Crash Gates Protection
Exposed access points, for Chicago facilities, are major targets for intruders aspiring to crash through the barrier or gate and gain access. The raised level of vehicle traffic raises the likelihood of vehicle intrusion incidents. Consequently, stringent security measures governing the safety and protection property, people, and assets, are compulsory by government mandate for government properties and businesses looking for added risk mitigation.
The Cantilever slide gate is a common crash gate used, in Chicago, is one of BBRSS’s crash gate design. Cantilever style gates perform as a seamless option if there is enough space for horizontal movement. Horizontal movement allows the gate to open and close without the need or ground tracks or overhead supports. Cantilever gates are supported by two or four posts installed on one side of the opening and can be manually or automatically operated.
Crash gates are an integral product for hardened Chicago security locations. Contact BBRSS and our Chicago team to learn more. (800)367-0387