Culvert-Mounted Strong-Post MGS

Report Number(s): NA


It consisted of a modified design of the MGS for installation on a low-fill culvert with a strong-post attachment to the culvert, half-post spacing, and a 12in offset from the back of the post to the culvert headwall. The MGS consists of standard 12-gauge W-beam sections installed with the top of the rail set at a nominal height of 31 in.

Test Level: 3

Eligibility Letter: B-355

MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Midwest Roadside Safety Facility

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 9

Material: Steel

Post Spacing: 3'-1 1/2"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Culvert