Gibraltar’s Test Level 3 (TL-3), three cable system has been tested as prescribed by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 350, Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Features.
The appraisal factors for evaluating crash test performance are structural adequacy, occupant risk and after-collision vehicle trajectory. A test level is defined by impact conditions (speed, approach angle and vehicle type).
The Gibraltar TL-3 Cable Barrier consists of a 3-strand, high tension cable barrier providing a cost effective solution designed to contain and redirect errant vehicles from hazards.
Special Features: Gibraltar Test Level 3
- FHWA Acceptance
- Tested NCHRP Report 350
- Up To 30ft Post Spacing
- Driven or Socketed Posts
- W-Beam Transition (Option)
- Driven Anchor Option
The TL-3 is designed to contain smaller cars up to 3⁄4 ton pickup trucks.Full scale vehicle crash/impact testing has been completed to evaluate the safety performance of our TL-3 longitudinal cable barrier. All testing procedures were conducted as prescribed by the NCHRP Report 350 and resulted in acceptance from the FHWA for the Gibraltar TL-3 for use as a highway safety barrier. Through design and testing Gibraltar has received acceptance from the FHWA for various installation options and system features for the TL-3. These features allow Gibraltar to provide the customer with the most cost effective solution for their specific need.