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/

Media Info

  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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