Curbs

Some articles on curb, curbs:

Curb (road) - Types of Curb - Shape
... Curb often have a vertical or nearly-vertical face, also called barrier, nonmountable or insurmountable curb ... Vertical faced curb is used to discourage motor vehicle drivers from leaving the roadway ... Slope faced curb allows vehicles to cross it at low speed ...
Pittsboro, Indiana - Departments - Street Department
... The street department is responsible for all town streets, sidewalks, curbs, and street signs ... holes, plows snow, installs street signs, repairs sidewalks and curbs, and paints curbs ...
Curb (road) - Function
... Curbs may fulfill any or several of a number of functions ... Curbs can be used to channel runoff water from rain, or melted snow and ice into storm drains ... There is also an aesthetic aspect, in that curbs look formal and "finished" ...
Program Trading Curbs
... The NYSE formerly implemented a curb on program trading under certain conditions ... When activated, the curbs restricted program trades to sell on upticks and buy only on downticks ... The trading curbs would become activated whenever the NYSE Composite Index moved 190 points or the Dow Jones Industrial Average moved 2% from its previous close ...
Curb (road) - Types of Curb - Material
... Curbs may be constructed of many materials, including asphalt, stone or masonry blocks, but most often are made of Portland cement concrete ... For example, a Portland concrete curb used with an asphalt concrete pavement provides a highly visible barrier at the edge of the pavement ... Other types of curb material include stone slab, cobblestone, and manufactured pavers ...