Big Sandy

Report Number(s): NA

Description: The Big Sandy is a non-redirective, gating crash cushion, designed to shield the end of rig id objects in both temporary and/or permanent roadside installations. It consists of an array of individual free-standing plastic sand filled barrels in consecutive rows which contain gradually increasing weights of sand within the array.

Test Level: 3

Eligibility Letter: CC139

System Type: Impact Attenuator and Transitions

MASH Test Number: 3-40, 3-41, 3-42, 3-43, 3-44, 3-45

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Traffix Devices Inc.

Test Article Description

Gating/Non-gating: Gating

Category: Sacrificial