Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Problems. Topic 46-14. Practices for High-Tension Cable Barrier (HTCB)

In recent years, many transportation agencies have installed or are in the process of installing High-Tension Cable Barriers (HTCB). As the number of installations increase, the various design features and practices need to be summarized in order to consider the state of the practice and assess the need for further development. The objective of this synthesis is to document existing transportation agencies' specifications and special provisions; design criteria; and installation, construction, and maintenance practices. Incident management, manufacturers' information, maintenance experience, and cable barrier performance will also be documented. This synthesis is intended for state departments of transportation (DOTS), other transportation agencies, manufacturers, and other interested stakeholders.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-05, Topic

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Vlasak, Donna

  • Performing Organizations:

    KLS Engineering, LLC

  • Principal Investigators:

    Powers, Richard

  • Start Date: 20140916
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37604

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01543467
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-05, Topic
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Nov 15 2014 1:00AM