For smaller volumes, Kaijser said, the differential between wood and PVC is about 10 percent.
He saw a chain barrier covered with PVC piping that the Jeep had apparently struck and damaged before becoming stuck.
“If you do the math, it is like 150,000 tons of PVC plastic,” said Kaijser.
polyvinyl chloride n.
A common thermoplastic vinyl that is used in a variety of manufactured products.
See polyvinyl chloride.