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

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: midwestern pooled fund

Test Article Description

Height: 32""

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: Steel

Material: Steel

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: none

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: none