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For other uses, see Roadblock (disambiguation).
Concrete barrier

A roadblock is a temporary installation set up to control or block traffic along a road. The reasons for one could be:

In peaceful circumstances, they are usually installed by the police or road transport authorities; they are also commonly employed during wars and are usually staffed by heavily armed soldiers in that case. During protests and riots, both police and demonstrators sometimes use roadblocks.[1][2]


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