MASH TL-3 Evaluation of Long-Span W-Beam Guardrail in Front of Fall-Protection Fence

Report Number(s): 617231-01

Description: Long-Span Guardrail System with a fall protection fence installed behind it. W-beam guardrail. the CIP is behind post 14. Details about post spacing can be found on page 15 of the final report.

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-10 & 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Washington DOT

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: Timber Post 31" rail

Post Type: Timber post for 31" Rail

Material: Wood

Post Total Length: 181'-3""

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: Wood

Blockout Depth: 12"

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Fence


Final Report 617231-01