Typical Dimensions: Varied. Standard traffic cones are 36 inches or 48 inches high.
Estimated Cost: $22/unit. See Sources.
Durability: Demo. 1 day to 1 month installation.
|Bikeways||Place along edge of bike lane every 8 - 20 ft. to create barrier, depending on the thoroughfare’s design speed / bikeway configuration.|
|Median Islands||Place approximately 2 - 3 ft. apart to demarcate median area. Provide a minimum 6 ft. break for crosswalk/pedestrian accessibility.|
|Curb Extensions/Plazas||Place along edge of plaza or curb extension, approximately 1 post every 8 - 10 ft.|
|Roundabouts||May be placed every 2 - 3 ft. around the circumference to demarcate roundabout area, in conjunction with signs and other visual elements.|
|Re-usable, and easy to source but only appropriate for very short-term projects.|
|Easily knocked down — require monitoring when used as barrier element.|
|Opt for reflective cones for use during the evening or overnight.|
|Decorate cones with flowers, pinwheels, paint etc. to make your project more unique.|
|Borrow from city public works or transportation department|
|Buy / rent from traffic control equipment suppliers or construction companies.|