They look kind of nice, especially when they are decorated in bright colors or wrapped up to look like gift boxes. They could even double as seats for tired pedestrians who want to rest their feet. But don’t they understand that these concrete barriers DO NOT STOP the really big tractor trailers which can hurl them into the air when they hit, potentially killing a lot more people in the streets?
Herald Sun TEN potential Islamic terror targets in the Melbourne CBD now have 5-ton concrete barriers installed in high pedestrian areas that could be targeted by Muslim vehicle jihadists. The locations are being kept secret to avoid giving any indication to would-be terrorists that the areas are at risk. (“Secret?” So if the terrorists can’t target one area because of the concrete barriers, they won’t just head to another area that doesn’t have them?)
The bollards operation costs several hundred thousand dollars and they will all be replaced by permanent bollards within six months. We weren’t going to wait around for six months or twelve months while planter boxes are built so they look better.”
How about stainless steel pillars?
“There’s no time to be wasted here. The threat of terror — the threat of hostile vehicle attacks, the threats to public safety — are all too real,” said Premier Daniel Andrews.
It came after $10 million was set aside in the budget for the permanent bollards and other security measures following the Bourke St Islamic terror attack in January, which killed six pedestrians.
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