Civil Engineering

 

Date of this Version

10-1992

Citation

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH REPORT TRP-03-32-92

Abstract

One full-scale vehicle crash test was conducted on the Nebraska Turned-Down Approach Terminal Section. Test NETD-1 was conducted with a 1984 Dodge Colt weighing 1,887-lbs (test inertial). Impact conditions were 59.0 mph and 0 degrees with a 1.25-ft offset toward the roadway.

The test was conducted and reported in accordance with the requirements specified in the Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Appurtenances, National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report No. 230. The safety performance of the Nebraska Turned-Down Approach Terminal Section was determined to be unacceptable according to the NCHRP 230 criteria.

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