31-Inch W-Beam Guardrail With Wood and Steel Post In Concrete Mow Strip

Report Number(s): 608551-1-4

Description: The test installation consisted of a 31-inch tall W-beam guardrail with structural steel posts installed in compacted base, with a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) downstream anchor terminal (DAT) on each end, for a total installation length.

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Fail

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Roadside Safety Research Program Pooled Fund

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: Timber & W6 x 8.5

Material: Wood & Steel

Post Total Length: 72"

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: Wood

Blockout Depth: 8"

Aesthetic: No

Application: Other

Special Configuration: None