Top-Mounted Steel Tube Socket Assembly for weak post MGS on culverts

Report Number(s): TRP-03-368-19

Description: The system was adapted from the MGS bridge railing (and its other adaptations) for attachment to the top slab of a concrete box culvert. The design concept was developed and evaluated through dynamic component testing. steel socket assembly consisting of the HSS 4x4x⅜ steel tube sockets, a base plate, and any additional reinforcements necessary to prevent deformations during loading

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: None

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Component Testing

Sponsor: Midwest Pooled Fund Program

Test Article Description

Height: 32"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: Yet to be Updated

Post Type: S3 x 5.7

Material: Steel

Post Spacing: Yet to be Updated

Blockout Type: Yet to be updated

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: Culvert