SOURCE: Allan Block Corporation

Allan Block Corporation

October 15, 2013 15:42 ET

Allan Block Sound Fence - AB Fence® System -- Approved for Highway Projects With the BC Ministry of Transportation (MOT)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) - Allan Block Corporation, a leading provider of retaining walls, is proud to announce that the Allan Block Fence System is now approved by the BC Ministry of Transportation (MOT RPL) for highway projects as a proven noise abatement structure. Allan Block has been added with this distinction to the MOT's Recognized Product List on October 1, 2013 and is now available for the use on Ministry noise barrier applications.

With the increase of population and development in British Columbia, communities are in need of noise abatement standards to improve liveability along heavily trafficked roadways & highways.

What This Means:

  • Sustainable Communities
  • Proven Noise Reduction
  • Expert Support -- from Engineering & Design to Construction
  • A New Standard in Sound Attenuation
  • A Solution That Adds Beauty and Fits the Terrain
  • Cost Effective Form & Function
  • Combined Retaining Wall and Noise Wall Solutions -- Matching Colors & Textures
  • Quiet & Safe Neighborhoods

The AB Fence along with the complete Allan Block product line is manufactured by Expocrete, an Oldcastle Company for all of Western Canada. Both companies are committed to providing cost-effective solutions for sound walls and retaining wall structures for residential, commercial and Ministry projects and are excited with this expanded approval by the MOT. Allan Block through Expocrete Concrete Products provides training to engineers and contractors to educate them on common design practices of the industry and to provide owners with confidence that the system they are using are designed appropriately and will be installed correctly. For upcoming training from Allan Block and Expocrete Concrete Products, please visit

Allan Block has millions of square feet of products installed throughout the world, and has the resources to deliver performance and quality to every project. The Allan Block products are inspired by nature and manufactured with recycled materials in order to increase efficiency and minimize the footprint we have on the world we live in. 

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