MASH 2016 Test Level 4 Evaluation of MnDOT Concrete Parapet with Brush Curb and Upper Beam and Post Rail with New Tapered End Section

Report Number(s): TRP-03-403-21


The test installation consisted of a 154-ft long concrete parapet with a brush curb, an upper steel beam and post railing system, a downstream concrete end post, and a new tapered end section beyond the last bridge post under the tube rail and above the parapet. The reinforced concrete parapet consisted of a 21-in. tall by 16-in. wide vertical wall with a lower brush curb on the front face, measuring approximately 6 in. tall by 2 in. wide.

Test Level: 4

Barrier Type: Concrete Post and Beam

MASH Test Number: 4-10, 4-11, 4-12

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Height: 21"

Test Article Description

Material: Combination

Mounting Type: Curb and Parapet

Aesthetic: No

See Through: Yes, partly

Retrofit: No

Combo. (Veh/Ped): No


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