Plans for crash-tested bridge railings for longitudinal wood decks on low-volume roads

  • Authors: Ritter, Michael A.; Faller, Ronald K.; Bunnell, Steve.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Rosson, Barry T.
  • Publication Year: 1998
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: (General technical report FPL ; GTR-107):11 p. : plans ; 44 x 28 cm.
  • DOI: 10.2737/FPL-GTR-107

Abstract

The plans for crashworthy bridge railings for low-volume roads were developed through a cooperative research program involving the USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL); the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (MwRSF); and the Forest Service, National Forest System, Engineering. Three railings were developed and successfully tested in accordance with National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 350 Test Level-1 requirements. The fourth system was developed for a lower test level based on criteria developed by the Forest Service for single-lane bridges on very low-volume roads. For the convenience of the user, full drawing sets are provided in customary U.S. and S.I. units.

  • Citation: Ritter, Michael A.; Faller, Ronald K.; Bunnell, Steve.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Rosson, Barry T. 1998. Plans for crash-tested bridge railings for longitudinal wood decks on low-volume roads. (General technical report FPL ; GTR-107):11 p. : plans ; 44 x 28 cm.
  • Keywords: Bridges, Design
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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