Crash Testing and Evaluation of the TxDOT Short-Span Short-Radius Guardrail System

This research evaluated the impact performance of the TxDOT short-span short-radius guardrail system according to the safety-performance evaluation guidelines included in American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, entitled Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) for Test Level Three (TL-3). This report describes the TxDOT short-span short-radius guardrail system, documents the impact performance of the guardrail system according to MASH TL-3 evaluation criteria, and presents recommendations for implementation. The short-span short-radius guardrail system performed acceptably according to MASH for modified tests 3-33 and 3-32.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Technical Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 124p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01660619
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/TX-17/9-1002-15-9
  • Contract Numbers: 9-1002-15
  • Created Date: Feb 7 2018 11:25AM