Trinity Highway Safety

TRACC FamilyCAT 350ADIEM

The Trinity Attenuating Crash Cushions™ Family (TRACC™ Family) feature a complete line of re-directive, non-gating crash cushions that are available in a variety of lengths for a variety of highway speeds. The 14’ – 3” (4.3 m) SHORTRACC™, the 21’ – 3” (6.5 m) TRACC™, the 26’ (7.9 m) FASTRACC™, and the variable width/length WIDETRACC™ come fully assembled for fast and cost-effective installation.

Trinity Highway Products manufactures the TRACC™ Family with galvanized, all-steel construction that reduce concern of product deterioration from the sun’s ultra-violet rays and extends service life with minimal maintenance by end users. Interchangeable components facilitate swift and inexpensive repairs for state and federal departments of transportation.

The TRACC™ Family of crash cushions includes TRACC™, a narrow Test Level 3 cushion; SHORTRACC™, a narrow Test Level 2 cushion; FASTRACC™, a narrow Test Level 3 crash cushion with additional capacity for head-on impacts up to 70 mph (113 kph). The WIDETRACC™ is available in varying lengths, widths, and test levels (per design speed). It can be configured for any appropriate wide application.

Features:

  • Galvanized all-steel construction for longer life and durability.
  • No cartridges or black boxes.
  • Only visual maintenance required unless impacted.
  • A variety of backup width options with WIDETRACC™.
  • “Wing Extensions”.
  • Multiple speed options.
  • Fewer anchor bolts than other products.
  • NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant.

Back-Up Structure Attachments:

  • Concrete barrier(s)
  • Bridge parapet(s)
  • Bridge pier(s)
  • Square block(s)
  • W-Beam
  • Thrie-Beam

Installation and Repair Advantages:

  • Can be installed on new or existing concrete or asphalt pad.
  • Open design facilitates easy installation, inspection, and repair.
  • Units ship fully assembled. (Can be shipped unassembled upon request.)

The Crash Cushion Attenuating Terminal (CAT® 350) is an energy-absorbing attenuator available for use where blunt ends of rigid barriers, W-beam and fixed objects are in the median or on the shoulder. NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 3 compliant.

Features

  • CAT® 350 can be used as a W-beam barrier end treatment as a crash cushion either in the median or on the shoulder.
  • Various post and post/sleeve options are available.
  • Long lasting, durable galvanized components.

Assembly and Maintenance

  • No torque requirements on bolts.
  • Requires no concrete pads (can be installed in soil). Foundations and deadmen anchors are not required.
  • Components at or below grade are typically found undamaged after impact, allowing for simple repair and replacement of damaged parts.

Specifications

  • System Length: 31′-3″ (9.52 m)
  • System Width: 22.5″ (572 mm) Inside
  • System Width: 29″ (737 mm) Outside
  • System Height: 27.75″ (705 mm)
  • Total Number of Breakaway Posts: 6
  • Redirective Capability (LON), Begins at Post 4 From Nose

The Advanced Dynamic Impact Extension Module (ADIEM™) is a cost effective energy-absorbing system that utilizes lightweight, crushable concrete modules. Enhanced coatings and optional covers provide additional protection from the elements.

Features:

  • No site-specific foundation pad needed. Can be placed on existing surfaces such as concrete, asphalt or compacted soil/base material.
  • Composed of three component groups; reinforced concrete base, engineered lightweight concrete modules, and anchor brackets.
  • Re-directive capability. (Beginning Length of Need at 15’ (4.6 m) from nose.)
  • NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 3 compliant.

Installation and Repair Advantages:

  • Pinned anchorage allows unit to be moved and relocated quickly.
  • All ten lightweight modules are common in design and composition, requiring no sequence priority when attaching or replacing damaged modules.
  • Impact damage to the product is typically confined to the modules making repair a simple process.
  • Contains no torque-sensitive bolts.
  • No concrete to pour.