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

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Test Article Description

Height: 33""

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 8 Southern Yellow Pine

Material: Wood

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: none