MGS with Southern Yellow Pine Posts

Report Number(s): TRP-03-272-13

Description: Standard 12-gauge W-beam sections installed with the top of the rail set at a nominal height of 31 inches. The rail is mounted on standard 6-inch x 8-inch SYP wood posts that are 6-ft long and set at 75-inch centers. The posts are embedded 40 inches in the ground. A 6-inch x 8-inch x 12-inch wood blockout is used to block the rail away from the front face ofthe SYP wood post. The rail splices are located at mid-spans between adjacent posts

Test Level: 3

Eligibility Letter: B230A

MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: Midwest States Regional Pooled Fund Program

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: W6 x 8.5

Material: Wood

Post Total Length: 72"

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: Wood

Blockout Depth: 12"

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: None