References for FHWA Bridge Rail Memorandums
Hirsch, T.J., Panak, J.J., and Buth, C.E., "Tubular W-Beam Bridge Rail," Report No. FHWATX78-230-1 or
TTI-2-5-78-230-1, Submitted to Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Performed
by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University, October 1978.
Bronstad, M.E., and Michie, J.D., "Multiple-Service-Level Highway Bridge Railing Selection Procedures,"
National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report No. 239, Transportation Research
Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., November 1981.
Buth, C.E., Bligh, R.P., Campise, W.L., "NCHRP Report 350 Test 3-11 of the Texas Type T6 Bridge Rail,"
Report No. FHWA/TX-98/1804-4, Letter Report 1804-4, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M
University System, July 1998.
Buth, C.E., Menges, W.L, "Crash Testing and Evaluation of Retrofit Bridge Railings and Transition," Report
No. FHWA-RD-96-032, Research Foundation 72070, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University,
College Station, Texas, January 1997
Bronstad, M.E., Michie, J.D., and Mayer, J.B., Jr., "Performance of Longitudinal Traffic Barriers," National
Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report No. 289, Transportation Research Board,
National Research Council, Washington, D.C., June 1987.
Bronstad, M.E., Michie, J.D., Calcote, L.R., Hancock, K.L., and Mayer, J.B., Jr., "Bridge Rail Designs and
Performance Standards, Volume I: Research Report," Report No. FHWA/RD-87/049, Submitted to the
Safety Design Division, Federal Highway Administration, Performed by Southwest Research Institute,
Hancock, K.L., Bronstad, M.E., McDevitt, C.F., "Crash Test Evaluation of Selected Bridge Rails," Submitted
for Presentation at The 66th Annual Meeting of The Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.,
Buth, C. E., T. J. Hirsch, and Wanda L. Menges, "Testing of New Bridge Rail and Transition Designs,
Volume I: Technical Report," FHWA-RD-93