Crash Test Evaluation of a Prototype Zig-Zag Box Beam End Terminal: MASH Test Designation No. 3-31

Report Number(s): TRP-03-391-20

Description: The test installation consisted of 158 ft – ¼ in. of box beam guardrail supported by steel posts with a “zig zag” box beam end terminal. All posts were spaced 72 in. on their center. The top mounting height of the box beam rail was 27 in. from the ground line.

Test Level: 3

System Type: Box Beam Guardrail Terminal

MASH Test Number: 3-31

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Non-proprietary

Pass/Fail: Fail

Evaluation: Testing + Engineering Analysis

Sponsor: New York State Department of Transportation

Test Article Description

Height: 27"

Aesthetic: No

Location: Down Stream