Roadway Gate

The FloodBreak® Roadway Gate is a fully-engineered, passive automatic flood mitigation system designed for continuous traffic service and heavy use on local roads and highways.

No practical height or length limitation. FloodBreak automatic floodgates are designed to your specifications.

FloodBreak Automatic Floodgate is used to raise community levee across roadway
Like all FloodBreak Automatic Floodgates, the roadway gate provides permanent flood control and is hidden underground to allow uninterrupted vehicle traffic until deployed by floodwaters.

FloodBreak Automatic Floodgates provide a lower cost alternative to raising roadways to elevate levees

A cost effective alternative to raising roads and bridges for levee elevation.

The FloodBreak Roadway Gate is a cost effective solution for communities seeking to extend, raise, or re-certify their levee systems and bring them into compliance with FEMA accreditation criteria. Significantly less costly than raising miles of roadway, it is also easy to install helping accelerate project completion.

Learn how the IBWC is using FloodBreak Roadway Gates to help elevate levees along the Rio Grande.

FloodBreak Roadway Gates are designed to withstand heavy highway traffic and are rated for HS-25 loading.

FloodBreak Roadway Gate_Designed for Heavy Highway Traffic
FloodBreak Roadway Gate is passive flood control designed for HS-25 loading
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FloodBreak Roadway Gates are being installed across highways and bridges to bring levees up to FEMA required flood elevations

FloodBreak Roadway Gates are designed for HS-25 loading and long service lifeHeavy traffic riding over a FloodBreak Roadway Gate in Hidalgo County

Specially coated for extreme wear conditions and designed for HS-25 loading. 

Floodbreak’s products are engineered for decades of service life in demanding outdoor environments. They’re built to last no matter the weather or the conditions. All components are specified so that rust or corrosion is not a factor even in harsh environments such as road salt or salt water.