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NCHRP report 350 test 3-21 of the vertical flared back transition. Test report Buth, C Eugene ; Menges, Wanda L ; Butler, Barbara G

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: McLean, VA U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration, 1999; Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, ; The Texas A&M University System. Texas Transportation Institute, Description: 1 CD, 51 s. CDSubject(s): Bibl.nr: VTI 2004.0494Location: Abstract: Few transitions have been tested to NCHRP Report 350 standards. Officials at FHWA decided that the W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail should be tested to test level three (TL-3). The test performed (test designation 3-21) involves the 2000P (pickup truck) traveling at a nominal speed and angle of 100 km/h and 25 degrees impacting the critical impact point. This test is intended to evaluate the strength of the section in containing and redirecting the pickup truck. This report presents the details and results of NCHRP Report 350 test designation 3-21 for evaluation of the W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail to TL-3. The W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail did not meet required criteria K and F of NCHRP Report 350 test designation 3-21.
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Few transitions have been tested to NCHRP Report 350 standards. Officials at FHWA decided that the W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail should be tested to test level three (TL-3). The test performed (test designation 3-21) involves the 2000P (pickup truck) traveling at a nominal speed and angle of 100 km/h and 25 degrees impacting the critical impact point. This test is intended to evaluate the strength of the section in containing and redirecting the pickup truck. This report presents the details and results of NCHRP Report 350 test designation 3-21 for evaluation of the W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail to TL-3. The W-Beam with W-Beam Rub Rail and Steel Posts Transition to the Vertical Flared Back Concrete Bridge Rail did not meet required criteria K and F of NCHRP Report 350 test designation 3-21.

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