MASH TL-3 Evaluation of Guardrail on 6H:1V Slope
Report Number(s): 613011-01-1, 613011-01-2
Description: The installation consisted of a W-beam guardrail system embedded on a 6H:1V slope that measured 15 ft wide. The top of the slope was 72 inches from the front of the rail, and 31 inches below the top of the rail. Each end was terminated with a standard Texas Department of Transportation Downstream Anchor Terminal (DAT). The rail uniformly sloped downward 12½ inches toward each end starting 25 ft before the DATs.
Test Level: 3
MASH Test Number: 3-11, 3-10
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Sponsor: Roadside Safety Pooled Fund
Test Article Description
Rail Type: W-Beam
Rail Thickness: n/a
Post Type: W6 x 8.5
Post Spacing: 75"
Blockout Type: Wood
Special Configuration: Slope
MASH TL-3 EVALUATION OF GUARDRAIL ON 6H:1V SLOPE