MASH Full-Scale Testing of Single-Post, U-Channel Sign Supports
Report Number(s): TRP-03-440-20
Description: The test installation consisted of three separate U-channel sign supports, made of A499 steel with a powder-coated finish. System A was a single post embedded in the ground without any splices, while Systems B and C were comprised of an upper post support attached to an embedded ground stub foundation with a lap splice.
Test Level: 3
MASH Test Number: 3-61
Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis
Sponsor: Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Test Article Description
Mounting Height: 48"
Base Type: Frangible/Yielding
Number of Legs: 1
Support Type: U-channel support
Support Size: NA
Support Material: Steel
Sign Material: Aluminum
Sign Size: 3' x 3'