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A Guide to Standardized Highway Barrier Hardware

A publication that provides specifications for both highway
barrier hardware and systems. Includes barrier systems test level
(TL) designation for various highway barrier applications.  Also
provides links to component details and specifications as well
as system details.

 

 


A Guide to Standardized Bridge Rail Hardware

A guide that provides specifications for bridge railing hardware and systems. Includes test level (TL) designation for various bridge rail applications. Also provides individual component details and specifications as well as system details.

 

 


A Guide to Small Sign Support Hardware

A compilation of small sign support hardware.  This document
presents the state-of-the-art perspective and addresses
crash-worthiness features of small sign supports.

 

 


A Guide to Standardized Highway Lighting Pole Hardware

Standard details and specifications are suggested in this publication for
those lighting pole items which are widely used and which have
well-defined service requirements.

 

 


A Guide to Standardized Highway Drainage Products

This guide supersedes the 1996 edition. It is intended to provide guidance
and specifications for users of highway drainage products.

 

 


Longitudinal Channelizing Device Warning Decal Guidelines
  (PDF file size Mb)
Guidelines for manufacturers of longitudinal plastic water-filled devices. This document recommends warning labels to be affixed to their devices that warn and educate end-users as to their proper use and performance.

 

 


W-Beam Guardrail Repair Guide
  (PDF file size Mb)
This guide focuses on how to repair (not design) the most widely used barrier, the strong post W-beam guardrail identified as SGR-04 in the “Standardized Highway Barrier Hardware Guide.”

 

 


Component Guide

This guide focuses on the components used in various bridge rails and hardware and transition systems. It contains cross-reference links to systems that incorporate the components. This is an online-only guide.

 

 


Transition Guide

This guide focuses on transition systems that connect hardware systems to bridge rail systems or other hardware systems. It contains active web links to every hardware and bridge rail system compatible to a given transition system.

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