31-inch Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) with Southern Yellow Pine Posts
Report Number(s): TRP-03-272-13
Description: The MGS was crash tested with 6-in. x 8-in. x 72-in. long (152-mm x 203-mm x 1,829-mm) Southern Yellow Pine posts. This system also used a 6-in. x 12-in. x 14¼-in. long (152-mm x 305-mm x 362-mm) blockout as well as 12-gauge (2.66-mm) guardrail sections.
Test Level: 3
Eligibility Letter: B-230A
MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Test Article Description
Rail Type: W-Beam
Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge
Post Type: W6 x 8 Southern Yellow Pine
Post Spacing: 75"
Blockout Type: Wood
Special Configuration: none