DESIGN AND TESTING OF MASH TL-3 THRIE-BEAM GUARDRAIL SYSTEM (TGS) FOR ROADSIDE AND MEDIAN APPLICATIONS

Report Number(s): 614341-01

Description: The installation consisted of an 81 ft-3- inch thrie-beam median barrier length-of-need (LON) that transitioned on both ends to a standard W-beam rail for a total installation length of 168 ft-8 inches.

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11, 3-21

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Roadside Safety Pooled Fund

Test Article Description

Height: 34""

Rail Type: Thrie Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 8.5

Material: Steel

Post Total Length: 168'-8""

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Median

Report(s):

Final Report