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bollard

A pillar or post, usually consisting of a metal pipe anchored in concrete and then filled with concrete,placed near building corners,loading docks, entrance doors, and gas pumps in order to protect them from automobiles; may be left natural, painted,or covered with plastic bollard covers.

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The new bollards were welcomed by parents on social media.
The council say the temporary bollards are designed to prevent delivery drivers from accessing the street from St Mary's Place, instead of the designated drive-in point on New Bridge Street West.
But we will not be cowed, and our expanded investment today in barriers and bollards in our public spaces underscores our resolve in keeping New York City safe from future attacks.
The company provided a combination of proprietary shallow foundation bollards and standard foundation bollards for the project.
Automatic bollards successfully restrict access to car parks, controlling vehicle access in and out of an area.
Alison Major said: "They look awful, they should have been a normal traffic bollard.
Over recent years, with the increase in the size of ships, there is an additional stress on bollards that is on a different scale to last century.
The bollards were put up to cut down on congestion in the road.
The two men lifted the bollard off the little boy but he died in hospital from head injuries.
International Resource News-November 13, 2014--Comfort Suites, Florida selects Access Fixtures LED area lights, LED bollard lights and LED landscape lighting
I stand by the post master who is concerned how his business will be affected by the bollards.
Bollards are rigid posts used by municipalities to ensure perimeter security, control and direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic, or add to architectural appeal.