In-Service Performance Evaluation of KDOT’s Cable Median Barrier

Report Number(s): TRP-03-436-20

Description: Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) installed approximately 7.9 total miles of cable median barrier (CMB) along K-10, K-96, and US-75 highways in 2011 and 2012. In January 2020, KDOT funded a study to evaluate Kansas CMB performance by analyzing cross-median crashes (CMCs) and cross-median events (CMEs).

Test Level: NA

Barrier Type: NA

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Kansas Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Aesthetic: No

Scupper: No

Barrier Material: Cable