- Associated Press - Thursday, October 10, 2019

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.

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


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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.

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Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal, http://www.lvrj.com

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