Safety Hardware Crash Tested to NCHRP Report 350

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(187)
Lead Organization: Federal Highway Administration
Solicitation Number: 92
Partners: AR, AZDOT, DC, FL, IL, LA, MDOT SHA, MN, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SD, TX, WA, WY
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received: $572,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Gary Jensen
Gary.Jensen@dot.gov
Phone: 202- 366-2048
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Ray Krammes
ray.krammes@dot.gov
Phone: 202-493-3312
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Arizona Department of Transportation 1996 $15,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arizona Department of Transportation 1997 $15,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arizona Department of Transportation 1998 $20,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1996 $6,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1997 $6,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1998 $12,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 1996 $0.00 Charles McDevitt
Florida Department of Transportation 1996 $12,500.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Florida Department of Transportation 1997 $12,500.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Florida Department of Transportation 1998 $25,000.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Illinois Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Eric Harm Eric Harm 217- 782-7200 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 1997 $18,000.00 Eric Harm Eric Harm 217- 782-7200 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 1996 $20,000.00 Hossein Ghara William Temple 504-767-9102 bill.temple@la.gov
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1996 $10,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1997 $10,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1998 $20,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1998 $10,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Nebraska Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Eldon Poppe Eldon Poppe 402-479-4601
Nebraska Department of Transportation 1998 $40,000.00 Eldon Poppe Eldon Poppe 402-479-4601
Nevada Department of Transportation 1996 $10,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
Nevada Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
Nevada Department of Transportation 1998 $20,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1996 $10,000.00 Robert Baker Arthur Roberts 609-530-5958
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Robert Baker Arthur Roberts 609-530-5958
New York State Department of Transportation 1996 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
New York State Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
New York State Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
North Carolina Department of Transportation 1996 $25,000.00 G. Shearin Mike Stanley 919- 733-2031 mtstanley@dot.state.nc.us
Oregon Department of Transportation 1996 $15,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1996 $25,000.00 David Huft David Huft 605-773-3358 dave.huft@state.sd.us
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1997 $25,000.00 David Huft David Huft 605-773-3358 dave.huft@state.sd.us
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Washington State Department of Transportation 1996 $7,500.00 Martin Pietz Dick Albin 360-705-7269 AlbinD@wsdot.wa.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 1997 $7,500.00 Martin Pietz Dick Albin 360-705-7269 AlbinD@wsdot.wa.gov
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1998 $10,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450

Objectives

This study will crash test various types of roadside safety hardware in accordance with the recommended procedures in NCHRP 350.

Comments

Routed wood blockouts for steel post guardrails were tested and developed. Oregon 3-rail bridge rail tested to Test Level Four (TL-4) in NCHRP 350, W-beam on strong steel post guardrail with a curb was tested to TL-3. An all-steel blockout and two adjustable height blockouts have been designed. An e-mail status report and ballot will be sent to the State representatives.

Subjects: Highway and Facility Design Safety and Human Performance

No document attached.

Safety Hardware Crash Tested to NCHRP Report 350

General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(187)
Lead Organization: Federal Highway Administration
Solicitation Number: 92
Partners: AR, AZDOT, DC, FL, IL, LA, MDOT SHA, MN, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SD, TX, WA, WY
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received: $572,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Gary Jensen
Gary.Jensen@dot.gov
Phone: 202- 366-2048
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Ray Krammes
ray.krammes@dot.gov
Phone: 202-493-3312
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Arizona Department of Transportation 1996 $15,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arizona Department of Transportation 1997 $15,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arizona Department of Transportation 1998 $20,000.00 Steve Owen Christ Dimitroplos cdimitroplos@azdot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1996 $6,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1997 $6,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
Arkansas Department of Transportation 1998 $12,000.00 Boon Thian Boon Thian 501-569-2266 research@ardot.gov
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 1996 $0.00 Charles McDevitt
Florida Department of Transportation 1996 $12,500.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Florida Department of Transportation 1997 $12,500.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Florida Department of Transportation 1998 $25,000.00 Pat Brady Richard Long 850-414-4617 richardc.long@dot.state.fl.us
Illinois Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Eric Harm Eric Harm 217- 782-7200 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 1997 $18,000.00 Eric Harm Eric Harm 217- 782-7200 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 1996 $20,000.00 Hossein Ghara William Temple 504-767-9102 bill.temple@la.gov
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1996 $10,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1997 $10,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1998 $20,000.00 Ed Paulis Ed Paulis 410-787-4011
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1998 $10,000.00 Glenn Korfhage Ron Cassellius
Nebraska Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Eldon Poppe Eldon Poppe 402-479-4601
Nebraska Department of Transportation 1998 $40,000.00 Eldon Poppe Eldon Poppe 402-479-4601
Nevada Department of Transportation 1996 $10,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
Nevada Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
Nevada Department of Transportation 1998 $20,000.00 Steve Oxoby Keith Maki 702- 888-7446
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1996 $10,000.00 Robert Baker Arthur Roberts 609-530-5958
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Robert Baker Arthur Roberts 609-530-5958
New York State Department of Transportation 1996 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
New York State Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
New York State Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00 Mary Manning Mary Manning 518-457-8096
North Carolina Department of Transportation 1996 $25,000.00 G. Shearin Mike Stanley 919- 733-2031 mtstanley@dot.state.nc.us
Oregon Department of Transportation 1996 $15,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00 Sam Johnston Keith Martin
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1996 $25,000.00 David Huft David Huft 605-773-3358 dave.huft@state.sd.us
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1997 $25,000.00 David Huft David Huft 605-773-3358 dave.huft@state.sd.us
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Washington State Department of Transportation 1996 $7,500.00 Martin Pietz Dick Albin 360-705-7269 AlbinD@wsdot.wa.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 1997 $7,500.00 Martin Pietz Dick Albin 360-705-7269 AlbinD@wsdot.wa.gov
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1997 $20,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1998 $10,000.00 G. Gaulke Don Pruter 307-777-4450

Study Description

Objectives

This study will crash test various types of roadside safety hardware in accordance with the recommended procedures in NCHRP 350.

Comments

Routed wood blockouts for steel post guardrails were tested and developed. Oregon 3-rail bridge rail tested to Test Level Four (TL-4) in NCHRP 350, W-beam on strong steel post guardrail with a curb was tested to TL-3. An all-steel blockout and two adjustable height blockouts have been designed. An e-mail status report and ballot will be sent to the State representatives.

Subjects: Highway and Facility Design Safety and Human Performance

No document attached.

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