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VGAN 300 series – Aluminium Bridge Parapet System

The VGAN 300 series aluminium parapet is an aesthetically appealing bridge barrier system tested and accepted to NCHRP 350 TL-3 and TL-4. Once erected it requires very little maintenance, providing lower whole life costs with an almost unlimited life expectancy.

VGAN 300 is a Varley and Gulliver Limited product. This United Kingdom company has provided engineering solutions for over 90 years, in testing environments from the UK to the Middle East and is a major player in international highway safety.

Features

  Modular system consisting of 3 horizontal extruded aluminium rail sections on supporting posts
  Transition available to TL-4 Thrie-beam and then on to standard 12g W-Beam guardrail systems
  Low maintenance with long life expectancy
  A proven system with installations worldwide
  Quick and easy to install
  Mesh infill option available

Specifications

  Tested and accepted to NCHRP 350 TL-3 and TL-4
  Compliant with AASHTO 17th Edition
  Tested on a 450mm concrete plinth
  Maximum system deflection is 300mm (8 Tonne Truck, impact angle of 15deg at 80km/h)
  Can accommodate vertical alignments of up to ±2.5 degrees
  System weight per metre = 28.10kg

 

FHWA Letter of Acceptance

NZTA Letter of Acceptance

 


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