MASH TL-3 Full Scale Crash Testing and Evaluation of Transition from 32-in Tall Weak Post Guardrail System to MGS Strong Post System
Report Number(s): 612051-4
Description: The test installation consisted of a weak post section, a strong post section, a transition section between the weak and strong post sections, and a terminal on each end. Posts in the weak post section (2-14) were 32 in to the top of W-beam, and posts in the strong post section (21-32) were 31 in to the top of W-beam. Posts 14-21 was transition section.
Test Level: 3
System Type: Guardrail to Guardrail
MASH Test Number: 3-20, 3-21
Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing
Sponsor: Washington State Department of Transportation
Test Article Description
Transition Type: W-Beam
Rubrail Nested: No
Top Rail Blockout Depth: 8"
Curb Present: No