DESIGN OF SLIP BASES FOR BREAK-AWAY SIGNS

THE OBJECT OF THIS STUDY WAS THE DESIGN OF ECONOMICAL SLIP BASES FOR BREAK-AWAY SIGN SUPPORTS. A DESIGN METHOD WAS DEVELOPED BASED ON RESULTS OF FULL SCALE TESTS ON FOUR BASES. APPLICATION OF THE METHOD ALLOWS THE USE OF FLOAT BASE PLATES WHICH MEET THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT RECOMMENDATIONS SET FORTH BY THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE. THIS IS ESTIMATED TO RESULT IN AN ANNUAL SAVINGS OF TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS IN KANSAS. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Kansas State Highway Commission

    State Office Building
    Topeka, KS  USA  66612
  • Authors:
    • Mccollom, B F
  • Publication Date: 1971

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 47 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203624
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1972 12:00AM