Cortina M-Cade Universal Modular Barricade

Report Number(s): TR-P40325-01-C

Description: The Cortina Companies M-Cade Universal Modular Barricade is a work-zone traffic control device. The as-tested device consisted of four (4) posts, four (4) panels, two (2) lower sand bag bar boards, and one (1) optional standard D-Cell barricade light. The as-tested device had a total assembled weight of 13.1 lbs (5.9 kg). The MCade Universal Modular Barricade was tested with one (1) 35 lb (15.9 kg) sand bag. The M-Cade Universal Modular Barricade is mainly constructed of copolymer polypropylene. The four (4) posts are 43.5 in. (1105 mm) long and 2.4 in. (61 mm) wide. Two (2) posts are installed on each side of the barricade with each pair being hinged at the top to allow the device to collapse flat when not deployed. Four (4) panels and two (2) sand bag bar boards are attached to the posts. The panels measure 24.0 in. (610 mm) long by 8.0 in. (203 mm) wide. The sand bag bar boards measure 24.0 in. (610 mm) long by 3.25 in. (83 mm) wide. In its deployed state, the barricade has overall dimensions of 41.0 in. (1041 mm) tall by 24.0 in. (610 mm) wide by 30.0 in. (762 mm) long. For this test, a D-Cell Barricade Light was bolted to the top of the barricade.

Test Level: 3

Eligibility Letter: WZ-442

MASH Test Number: 3-71, 3-72

Proprietary/Non-proprietary: Proprietary

Pass/Fail: Pass

Evaluation: Full-Scale Crash Testing

Sponsor: The Cortina Companies