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Installation of a Tire-Sand Inertial Barrier System in Connecticut - Interim Report
Author(s):
Lane, Keith R., Connecticut DOT  
Origin:
Connecticut  
Date:
August, 1975  
Categories:
Performance  
Key Words:
Vehicle impact attenuation, scrap tires, sand, inertial barrier, waste material  
Summary:
The Connecticut DOT, in cooperation with the FHWA, has installed a Tire-Sand Inertial Barrier System at the junction of
Routes 2 and 17 in Glastonbury.  This system utilizes scrap tires as containers for the sand mass and supports fabricated
form 55-gallon paint drums.   Design, fabrication and construction details are presented for the selected test site.
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