Guidelines for Certification and Management of Flexible Rockfall Protection Systems

This report provides guidelines to assist transportation agencies to obtain the data necessary to evaluate the results of rockfall fence systems tested using the procedure recommended for acceptance. Guidelines for asset management for rockfall fence systems were developed and are presented to assist transportation agencies in incorporating these systems into existing transportation asset management plans. The first chapter provides background, and the following chapters address: European ETAG 27 Testing Standards; Proposed ETAG 27 Acceptance Procedures for Agencies; Proposed Inventory and Condition Assessment of Rockfall Fence Systems for Agencies; Management of Rockfall Fence Systems After Inventory and Condition Assessment; and Proposed Performance-Based Special Provision for Rockfall Fence Systems.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 33p
  • Serial:
    • NCHRP Report
    • Issue Number: 823
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0077-5614
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01600208
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780309375412
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 24-35
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 25 2016 3:19PM