Median Attenuating TREND® Terminal (MATT™)

Description: MATT™(“Median Attenuating TREND® Terminal”) is a tangent, double-sided, redirective/gating, energyabsorbing terminal for unidirectional or bidirectional applications, to include roadside, shoulder, median, and gore applications. It is also suitable for use as either an approach or departure terminal. MATT™ can be connected directly to 8” [203 mm] blocked Midwest Guardrail System (“MGS”). No radiused or curved W-Beam guardrail is allowed within the System. MATT™ has a system length of 34’ 4-1/2” [10.48 m], which is measured from the center of Post 1 to the splice location directly behind Post 6. The impact head extends forward of the center of Post 1 by 2’ [610 mm], for an effective length of 36’ 4-1/2” [11.09 m]. Can be Natina stained to obtain a aesthetically pleasing (non shiny) surface.

Test Level: 3

Eligibility Letter: CC-175

Barrier Type: ?

System Type: Guardrail End Terminal

MASH Test Number: 3-30, 3-31, 3-32, 3-33, 3-34, 3-35 and 3-37b

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Valtir, LLC formerly Trinity Highway Products

Test Article Description

Aesthetic: No

Location: Upstream Terminal