TL-3 Short-Radius Guardrail
Report Number(s): FHWA/TX-15/0-6711-1
Description: The design utilizes an energy dissipation component plus a cable anchor that provides tension capacity to the rail section on the primary roadway, though an anchor BCT post on the secondary road portion of the system.
Test Level: 3
MASH Test Number: 3-31, 3-32, 3-33, 3-35
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation
Test Article Description
Rail Type: Thrie Beam
Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge
Post Type: Modified BCT Timber Post and W6 x 8.5
Material: Wood and Steel
Post Spacing: 6' 3"
Blockout Type: Wood
Blockout Depth: 8"
Application: Short Radius
Special Configuration: Curved-Short Radius