[Failed]-MBGF With Round Wood Posts In Rocky Terrain

Report Number(s): 0-6946-R2

Description: [Failed]-W-beam guardrail supported by round wood posts augmented with routered timber blockouts, with the top edge of the rail 31 inches above the roadway, and all posts spaced at 6.25 ft.

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Fail

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: Timber

Material: Wood

Post Total Length: 71"

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Application: Other

Special Configuration: None