Projects

Roadway Crash Simulations

1. Finite Element Evaluation of Two Retrofit Options to Enhance the Performance of Cable Median Barriers
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2009

2. Median Barrier Placement on Six-lane, 46-foot Median Divided Freeways
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: August 16, 2008 – August 15, 2010

3. Guidelines for Installation of Cable Median Barriers on 4:1 Medians with Horizontal Curvatures
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: August 16, 2010 – August 15, 2012

4. Performance Evaluation of 27-inch W-beam Guardrail under MASH TL-2 Conditions
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: August 16, 2011 – August 15, 2013

5. Performance Evaluation and Installation Guidelines for W-beam Guardrail behind Curbs
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: August 16, 2012 – August 15, 2014

6. Performance Evaluation of 29-inch and 31-inch W-beam Guardrails on Six-lane, 46-foot Median Divided Freeways
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Duration: August 16, 2013 – August 15, 2015