REPORT ON GUARD FENCE RESEARCH

THE PENNSYLVANIA HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TESTED SEVERAL TYPES OF GUARD FENCE BY RUNNING A FULLY LOADED FIVE TON TRUCK AND AN AVERAGE WEIGHTED AUTOMOBILE INTO THEM AT VARIOUS ANGLES AND SPEEDS. THE REPORT COVERS THE EXPERIMENTS ON THE STANDARD TWO CABLE GUARD USED IN PENNSYLVANIA. THE PICTURES SHOW THE RESULTS OF THE VARIOUS IMPACTS AND INDICATE THE WEAK POINTS. THE DESIGN ADOPTED AS THE RESULT OF THE TESTS AND DIRECTIONS FOR PROPER INSTALLATION ARE GIVEN.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 8, pp 263-284, 24 FIG, TAB
  • Authors:
    • Mattimore, H S
    • Whittemore, H L
  • Publication Date: 1929

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 13-14, 1928
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203477
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 18 1971 12:00AM