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27” W-beam Guardrail Testing

State KS
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Do you guys know of any successful tests on 27" W-beam per TL-3?  The reason I ask the RDG makes reference to these and others are saying it has never passed at 27".  If so can you provide me some basic information, i.e. date, TL, w-beam height, testing facility, etc.?


The RDG will specify 27.75" minimum with emphasis to use taller w-beam.
  • Guardrail
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Date May 26, 2010


Here is the information on prior crash testing of 27" W-beam guardrail that you requested.

Date June 10, 2010
Attachment G4 Guardrail Systems_R1.docx

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