MGS with Curb and Omitted Post: Evaluation to MASH 2016 Test No. 3-11

Report Number(s): TRP-03-433-21

Description: MGS with a curb and an omitted post. The system was installed with the face of the guardrail located 6 in. behind a 6-in. tall, AASHTO Type B curb. A single post was omitted from the system near the middle of the test installation, and 37 ft – 6 in. of nested rail was placed at the omitted post location.

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Midwest Pooled Fund Program

Test Article Description

Height: 31""

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 8.5

Material: Steel

Post Total Length: 182' 3.5""

Post Spacing: 75"

Blockout Type: Wood

Blockout Depth: 75""

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Curb and Omitted Post