HIGHWAY DESIGN DIVISION OPERATIONS AND PROCEDURES MANUAL: APPENDIX (C-100) TEXAS CRASH CUSHION DESIGN GUIDLINES

THE TEXAS CRASH CUSHION CONSISTS OF A NUMBER OF 55-GALLON STEEL DRUMS, ARRANGED IN ROWS AT SUCH PROBLEM AREAS AS GORES AND BRIDGE PIERS SO AS TO CONTROL THE DECELERATION OF AN IMPACTING VEHICLE. THE VARIABLES THAT CONTROL DESIGN ARE DESCRIBED, AND SAMPLE CONFIGURATIONS FOR TYPICAL FIXED OBJECT LOCATIONS ARE ILLUSTRATED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 11 Pp, Figs
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas State Department of Highways & Public Transp

    11th and Brazos Streets
    Austin, TX  USA  78701
  • Publication Date: 1971-7

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  • Accession Number: 00203600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 24 1972 12:00AM