"RIBS" Machine to help with flood effort
POSTED: Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 6:28pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 6:31pm
Krotz Springs, La (NBC33) — THIS IS AN NBC33 NEWS UPDATE
The Department of Transportation and Development has bought 9,000 feet of R.I.B.S.
-- Landmark Earth Solutions is a company that could help save homes in the coming weeks.
This Company is responsible for building a machine that can stock sandbags six feet high and 100 feet long.
To the folks of Krotz Springs, this machine and this company are Godsends, and will be utilized greatly in the coming weeks.
The "RIBS" system stands for Rapid Installation Barrier System. This mechanical marvel can produce up to 1600 barriers an hour.