Downstream Anchoring Requirements For The Midwest Guardrail System

Report Number(s): TRP-03-279-13

Description: The end of the LON was defined as a downstream critical impact point (CIP) at which the terminal would no longer redirect an errant vehicle but instead gate and permit the vehicle to encroach behind the system

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-37a, 3-37b

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Bogie Component test & Crash testing

Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 8.5

Material: Steel

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: n/a


Report TRP-03-279-13