Development of a Post-to-Deck Connection for a TL-4 Steel-Tube Bridge Rail

Report Number(s): TRP-03-409-20

Description: A new post-to-deck connection for a new MASH 2016 TL-4 steel-tube bridge rail was developed and tested. The connection featured a W6x15 steel post to be side-mounted to bridge decks. A post-to-deck connection concept was developed and optimized through dynamic component testing.

Test Level: 4

Barrier Type: Steel Post and Beam

MASH Test Number: ILOH4 (1,2,3,4,5,6,7)

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Midwest Roadside Safety Facility

Test Article Description

Height: 36"

Test Article Description

Material: Steel

Mounting Type: Deck

Aesthetic: No

See Through: No

Retrofit: No

Combo. (Veh/Ped): No