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Hundreds Of Bollards Along Las Vegas Strip To Be Shortened

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hundreds of steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip will be shortened to address safety concerns.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that said 283 of the 4,500 bollards — large steel posts aimed at protecting pedestrians from vehicles— will be shortened.


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Generally, the bollards are 54 inches tall. Those that will be shortened will stand 36 inches tall.


Discussions regarding the installation of bollards started after a driver plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk in front of the Paris Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood Resort in December 2015.