Safety Performance Evaluation of Weak-Post, W-Beam Guardrail Attached to Culvert

Report Number(s): TRP-03-277-14

Description: Weak-post w-beam guardrail system for use on low-fill culverts

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-10, 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Midwest Roadside Safety Facility

Test Article Description

Height: 31"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: S3 x 5.7

Material: Steel

Post Total Length: 44"

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: None

Blockout Depth: None"

Aesthetic: No

Application: Culvert

Special Configuration: Culvert