Median cable guardrail consists of steel wire ropes mounted on posts. It is designed to prevent a vehicle from leaving the roadway and striking an object which would create a potentially more dangerous situation. It functions by capturing or redirecting vehicles while absorbing impact energy.
Median cable guardrail is saving lives every day and is expected to reduce cross-median crashes by an estimated 90 percent.
- See How Cable Guardrail is Working in Michigan
- Median Man is a superhero dedicated to educating Michigan motorists about the lifesaving benefits of hundreds of miles of new median cable guardrail being installed on Michigan highways.
Median Man, who is made of strong steel cable barriers, is featured in radio spots throughout the state. You can listen here: :30-second spot