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Bridge Rail Guide 2005


Bridge Rail Guide 2005 cover

Contents

  1. Section 1   W-Beam Bridge Rail

  2. Section 2   Thrie-Beam Bridge Rail

  3. Section 3   Metal Tube Bridge Rail

  4. Section 4   Vertical Concrete Parapet

  5. Section 5   F-Shape Concrete Barrier

  6. Section 6   Timber Bridge Rail

Test Level Index

Test Level Impact Speed Vehicle Type
TL-1 50 kph/30 mph 820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
TL-2 70 kph/45 mph 820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
TL-3 100 kph/62 mph 820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
TL-4 100 kph/62 mph
80 kph/50 mph
820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
8,000kg Single Unit Truck
TL-5 100 kph/62 mph
80 kph/50 mph
820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
36,000kg Tractor Trailer
TL-6 100 kph/62 mph
80 kph/50 mph
820kg Car; 2000kg Pickup
36,000kg Tanker Truck

Comments or changes may be forwarded to Martha.Nevai@fhwa.dot.gov.

This project was funded by: FHWA California Division; FHWA HQ Structures; FHWA Federal Lands Division; Caltrans.

Information contained within this guide should be verified with the contact agency for accuracy prior to use.


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Updated: 09/25/2014

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