Guidance for Installation of Midwest Guardrail System Adjacent to Slopes

Report Number(s): TRP-03-376-20

Description: The report provides general guidance for the installation of the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) adjacent to slopes. This guidance included recommended barrier configurations adjacent to slope, discussion of dynamic deflection and working width, and recommendations regarding the use of MGS special applications with slopes.

Test Level: Various

MASH Test Number: NA

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Guidance only

Evaluation: Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Midwest Pooled Fund Program

Test Article Description

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: NA

Material: NA

Post Spacing: NA

Blockout Type: NA

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Slope