INSTALLATION OF A SAND-TIRE INERTIAL BARRIER SYSTEM IN CONNECTICUT
The Connecticut Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, has installed a Tire-Sand Inertial Barrier System at the junction of Routes 2 and 17 in Glastonbury. This system utilizes scrap tires as containers for the sand mass and supports fabricated from 55-gallon (208.1 liter) paint drums. Design, fabrication and construction details are presented for the selected test site. /FHWA/
Wethersfield, CT United States 06109
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Lane, K R
- Publication Date: 1975-8
- Pagination: 25 p.
- TRT Terms: Building; Construction; Design; Fabrication; Facilities; Inertia (Mechanics); Inertial navigation systems; Installation; Sand; Scrap; Test tracks; Tires
- Subject Areas: Construction; Design; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00130560
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-75-S0408 Intrm Rpt.
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
- Created Date: Mar 29 1976 12:00AM