[Failed]-Round Timber Post W-Beam Guardrail

Report Number(s): 0-6946-R2

Description: [Failed] - 31-inch tall W-beam guardrail with round timber posts at 6 ft-3 in spacing, with a TxDOT downstream anchor terminal (DAT) [GF (31) DAT-14] on each end.

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: 75"

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: Wood

Blockout Depth: 8"

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: None