TxDOT W-BEAM GUARDRAIL WITH 71⁄2-INCH DIAMETER ROUND WOOD POSTS IN CONCRETE MOW STRIP

Report Number(s): 0-6968-R2

Description: The TxDOT W-beam guardrail with 71⁄2-inch diameter round wood posts in concrete mow strip had a total length of 181 ft-3 inches. This consisted of 162 ft-6 inches of 12-gauge W-beam guardrail attached to 71⁄2 inch diameter wood posts with a TxDOT downstream anchor terminal (DAT) [GF (31) DAT-14] on each end. TxDOT W-BEAM GUARDRAIL WITH 71⁄2-INCH DIAMETER ROUND WOOD POSTS IN CONCRETE MOW STRIP

Test Level: 3

MASH Test Number: 3-11

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Height: 36"

Rail Type: W-Beam

Rail Thickness: 12-Gauge

Post Type: Round wood post

Material: Wood

Post Spacing: 6' 3"

Blockout Type: Wood

Aesthetic: No

Special Configuration: None

Report(s):

Phase II-Final Report