Crash-Tested Bridge Railings and Transitions for Wood Bridges – Phase I

Report Number(s): TRP-03-429-20-R1


Through an extensive literature review, the design details of  many timber bridge railings, bridge railings for use on timber deck bridges, and approach guardrail transition systems identified and organized. A survey was then developed and distributed to multiple government agencies and timber industry members to identify the desire for such bridge railing and approach guardrail transition systems to be developed to meet current AASHTO MASH impact safety criteria.

Test Level: NA

Barrier Type: NA

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: NA

Evaluation: Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Midwest Roadside Safety Facility

Test Article Description

Material: NA

Mounting Type: NA

Aesthetic: No

See Through: No

Retrofit: No

Combo. (Veh/Ped): NA