SAFER SIGN AND LUMINAIRE SUPPORTS. TASK G. LABORATORY TESTING OF SUPPORTS. VOLUME II

Results of laboratory tests conducted at the Federal Highway Administration's Impact Test Facility are reported. A description of the impact test facility is given, along with testing procedures. The tests performed are described and results are summarized. Support specimens tested include slip-base steel luminaires, aluminum shoe-base luminaires, and dual-legged sign supports. This task report is part of a study in which a full investigation into impact phenomenon of vehicles with breakaway supports was made and acceptance testing procedures for sign and luminaire supports were developed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-264 943. Also available in set of 5 reports PC E12, PB-264 942-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ensco, Incorporated

    5400 Port Royal Road
    Springfield, VA  USA  22151

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • OWINGS, R P
    • Adair, J W
    • Rudd, T J
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 324 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00153996
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-76- 33 Final Rpt., FCP 31F2-062
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8118
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM