Evaluation of a Non-Proprietary Sign Support System

Report Number(s): 616011-01

Description: 24in x 30 in x 0.08 in aluminum sign panel mounted to a 3lb/ft U-channel post. The based consisted of a 42 in long section of the 3lb/ft u-channel set 38in into the ground and coupled to the upper 177 in long u-channel post via two bolts with a spacer, nut and two washers, spaced 7 in apart. Evaluation of a Non-Proprietary Sign Support System

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-62

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Fail

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Roadside Safety Pooled Fund

Test Article Description

Mounting Height: 83-1/2""

Base Type: Frangible/Yielding

Number of Legs: 1

Support Type: U-channel

Support Size: 3.0lb U-Channel

Support Material: Steel

Sign Material: Aluminum

Sign Size: 24" x 30"


Final Report 616011-01