SAFETY PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ON THE NEBRASKA TURNED-DOWN APPROACH TERMINAL SECTION

One full-scale vehicle crash test was conducted on the Nebraska Turned-Down Approach Terminal Section. Test NETD-1 was conducted with a 1984 Dodge Colt weighing 1,887-lbs (test inertial). Impact conditions were 59.0 mph and 0 deg with a 1.25-ft offset toward the roadway. The test was conducted and reported in accordance with the requirements specified in the "Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Appurtenances," National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report No. 230. The safety performance of the Nebraska Turned-Down Approach Terminal Section was determined to be unacceptable according to the NCHRP 230 criteria.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
    2200 Vine Street, Whittier Building
    Lincoln, NE  United States  68583-0853

    Nebraska Department of Roads

    1500 Highway 2, P.O. Box 94759
    Lincoln, NE  United States  68509
  • Authors:
    • Faller, R K
    • Holloway, J C
    • Rosson, B T
    • Pfeifer, B G
    • Luedke, J K
  • Publication Date: 1992-10

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 63 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00626781
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proj RES 1 (0099) P464, TRP-03-32-92
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 9 1993 12:00AM