MDTA Chesapeake Bay Bridge Concrete Rail System

Report Number(s): 607841-1-3

Description: The MDTA Chesapeake Bay Bridge Concrete Rail System consists of a single sectionalized elliptical steel rail and posts anchored to a 32-inch tall steel reinforced concrete parapet with a New Jersey barrier profile on the traffic side. The parapet itself is anchored to the bridge deck using two types of threaded anchor rods; the anchor rods extend through the entire thickness of the deck and are secured at the top and bottom of the deck using nuts

Test Level: 4

Eligibility Letter: B-324

Barrier Type: Steel Post and Railing on top of Concrete Wall

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

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Maryland Transportation Authority

Test Article Description

Height: 50"

Deck Thickness: 8"

Test Article Description

Material: Combination

Mounting Type: Deck

Aesthetic: No

See Through: No

Retrofit: No

Combo. (Veh/Ped): No