Perimeter Security

Barrier1’s perimeter security solutions protect people and property. Our tested and crash-rated vehicle barriers, security bollards, crash beams, and drop-arm gates are trusted by the U.S. Dept. of Defense, Homeland Security, and all four branches of the U.S. military. We are a General Services Administration (GSA) contractor and our products are ASTM Certified and DoD approved. We hold 9 US Patents, including three for the most advanced net barriers in the world.

Our Products

High-Security Bollards

Crash-rated safety bollards, including our proprietary shallow-mount and retractable bollards.

Crash Beams and Drop-Arms

Manual and electric drop-arm gates and crash beams in M30 and M50 ratings.

Patented Net Barriers

Our patented, reduced-risk Net Barrier stops vehicles and is “final denial” certified.

Vehicle Wedge Barriers

The last stop for unauthorized vehicles, ASTM M50 rated and certified.

Cable Barrier Systems

Active and passive cable barriers in M30 and M50 ratings.

Access Control Systems

Card readers, alarms, Wrong-Way and Overspeed detection and more.

About Us

Since 2006, Barrier1 has been trusted by the world’s leading security professionals. Federal, state, and law enforcement agencies rely on us to keep their people and buildings safe from threats.

Barrier1 solves perimeter security challenges for:

  • Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies
  • Perimeter security professionals for state and federal agencies
  • Public and private transportation authorities and companies (airports, ports, and shipping terminals)
  • Higher education – Campus safety professionals
  • Utilities: nuclear power plants, oil and gas sites, electric power stations
  • Private companies: sporting arenas, concert and special events venues
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Project Spotlight

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Barrier1 Systems provided drawings and layouts of shallow mount bollards to protect St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.  Our crash-tested security bollards are designed under ASTM standards to stop a 15,000-lb vehicle at 50 mph within 1 meter.

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San Francisco Transit Bus Ramps

Our patented Net Barriers helped secure the Transbay Transit Center, a “Grand Central Station of the West.” Barrier1 Systems’ reduced-risk Net Barriers protect the bus ramp from unauthorized vehicles.

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New York Police Department

Barrier1 handled the complex design, engineering, assessment, fabrication, controls & electronics, installation, and maintenance of crash-rated bollards, electric drop arms, ballistic guard booths, turnstiles, fences, & other anti-vehicle barriers for 14 access control points for NYPD in lower Manhattan.

We’ve Been Making The World Safer Since 2006

Customers include:

  • The United States Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • The United States Army
  • The United States Marine Corps.
  • The United States Navy
  • The U.S. Coast Guard
  • New York Police Department’s Counter-Terrorism Unit

Client Testimonials

Barrier1 was a key contributor to the success of our project,  and their willingness to help and solve problems was appreciated by the rest of the project team.

Hensel Phelps Construction Co.

I was most impressed with the technician’s professionalism, knowledge, and desire to get the job done. Their maturity level is wise beyond their years and was greatly appreciated by our building engineering team.

San Francisco Transit Authority

Superb professionalism and people who willingly go above and beyond their job. Our Barrier1 technician was very polite, professional, and hard-working. As a Captain, I know and value having good team members.

North Carolina National Guard