Since 9/11, security has been a top issue for military bases, banks, and federal buildings. These state-of-the-art vehicle barriers can withstand 1,200,000 pounds of force and will stop a loaded truck in 1 meter. The barriers were hot-dip galvanized because it is durable and maintenance-free. The above ground components can be duplex coated to match the surrounding areas. The barriers are being used at military bases in controlled access systems. Hot-dip galvanizing provides the barriers a long, maintenance-free life providing protection for many generations.