31-inch Non-Blocked Midwest Guardrail System (MGS)
Report Number(s): TRP-03-262-12
Description: The test installation consisted of 181 ft-3 in (55.25 m) of standard 12-gauge (2.66-mm thick) W-beam supported by steel posts, as shown in Figure 1. Anchorage systems similar to those used on tangent guardrail terminals were utilized on both the upstream and downstream ends of the guardrail system.
Test Level: 3
Eligibility Letter: B-243
MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Sponsor: midwestern pooled fund
Test Article Description
Rail Type: W-Beam
Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge
Post Type: Steel
Post Spacing: 75"
Blockout Type: none
Special Configuration: none