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This web site provides general information on crashworthy end terminals and barrier systems meeting NCHRP 350 criteria and FHWA approval.

The intent of this site is to provide some general information on approved barrier systems as the information becomes available and to assist MoDOT designers in selecting the most appropriate barrier system for a specific application.


This web site is provided for informational purposes only. By providing this information in an electronic format, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) does not warrant the information to be correct nor inclusive of all systems available meeting NCHRP 350 criteria and FHWA approval. The information on each system is from literature provided by the manufacturers and is not intended to reflect MoDOT policy, standards or endorsement.

By providing this site, the Missouri Department of Transportation does not intend to form a contract with any person, nor shall any of the information be relied upon by any person as forming a part of any contract.

FHWA Acceptance and Approval Letters

The following links allow you to access FHWA Acceptance and Approval Letters for Roadside Safety devices:

     Barrier Terminals/Crash Cushions

     Longitudinal Barriers

     Luminaire Supports

     Sign Supports

     Work Zone Devices

     Other/Misc. Hardware


Qualified Products Listing

The end terminals and crash cushions shown in the table below have been classified into five groups: Types A, B, C, D and E. This classification is used by MoDOT for specification purposes and does not reflect any national standard.  Descriptions of the categories may be found in MoDOT’s Engineering Policy Guide (EPG).  Sand Barrels are listed as a separate category, as are workzone devices, cable barriers, and miscellaneous hardware.

Clicking on the links within the table below will access the manufacturer's website or other information for most products. Contact information for the manufacturers may be accessed by clicking on the column headings. 



End Terminals

Crash Cushions

Sand Barrels Work Zone Barriers Cable Barrier Systems Miscellaneous
Type A Type B Type C Type D Type E


REACT 350 Energite System Guardian Safety Barrier Brifen BarrierGate

Fitch Universal Module System

NEAT CASS CushionWall
SoftStop TREND Median QuadGuard II Compressor REACT 350 II Big Sandy OTW MB350 Gibraltar NU-GUARD 31
TREND Flared X-MAS QUEST HEART SCI100GM (Smart Cushion) CrashGard



TREND Tangent   TAU-II       Triton Barrier SAFENCE  


  TRACC Family        Yodock Traffic Control System    



Crash Cushions devices are arranged in ascending categories: Type B is the lowest category of crash cushion device and Type E is the highest category of crash cushion device.  Higher category crash cushion devices can be substituted for lower category device, if all necessary accommodations for installations are made and the installation is in compliance with the manufacture's recommendations.   

For technical support, questions or errors please contact Ronald.Effland@modot.mo.gov

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