QuadGuard® Elite

The QuadGuard® Elite is a redirective, non-gating crash cushion. The system is tested to NCHRP Report 350 Test Level 2 and Test Level 3. The cylinders are made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and are potentially reusable after an impact within NCHRP Report 350 crash test standards.*

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  • Flex-belt nose.
  • High strength Quad-Beam™ panels.
  • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) cylinders.
  • Compact, modular design tested to speeds from 25 mph (40 km/h) to 70 mph (113 km/h).
  • Custom connections available.
  • Systems available for various lengths, widths, and speeds.


The QuadGuard® Elite, as a member of the QuadGuard® family of crash cushions, consists of many of the same components as the QuadGuard.



Assembly & Maintenance

  • Monorail base does not use anchoring chains or tension cables.
  • Anchorage options include asphalt, concrete, and soil-drive pile.
  • Cylinders are potentially reusable after an impact within NCHRP Report 350 crash test standards. *


Back-Up Structure and Attachments

  • Simplified backups – Tension strut or concrete
  • Bridge pier(s) and parapet(s)
  • Square block(s)
  • Temporary and permanent concrete barrier(s)
  • Thrie-beam
  • W-beam


*After an impact, the product must be inspected and evaluated per the direction of the specifying roadway authority. The ultimate decision on reusability rests with the specifying roadway authority and/or state DOT.


Typical Eight-Bay Unit

(Available in widths of 24″, 30″, 36″, 69″ & 90″)

  • 4,900 lbs. (2,223 kg)
  • 26.75′ Long (8 m)
  • 24″ (610 mm) Min., 90″ (2.29 m) Max. Width at Backup Structure
  • Custom widths available

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Product Documents

PI Sheet

QuadGuard® Elite


QuadGuard® Elite Assembly Manual
QuadGuard® Elite Product Description Manual