TEST EVALUATION OF EARTH BERM MEDIAN BARRIER

The purpose of this report is to present test data and evaluation of a median barrier earth berm design developed with the aid of a powerful existing predictive tool. A series of full scale tests have been conducted on the berm design. The data for all tests has been reduced and selected results compared to the highly sophisticated computer model. A related report to this project is "Vehicle Redirection Effectiveness of Median Berms and curbs," by Norman J. Delays and David J. Segal, Calspan Corporation, Buffalo, N. Y., May 1973. Calspan Report No. HF-5095-V-2, DOT Contract FH-11-7913. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  USA  76011
  • Authors:
    • Hirsch, T J
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 94 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00261725
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-74- 21 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-7840
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM