A connection to bridge is also known as a transition or bridge approach system. Connection to bridges are safety barriers and are required to provide continuity of protection when W-Beam or Thrie-Beam guardrail systems are connected to a different system

Connection to bridge designs supplied by Safe Direction are manufactured in accordance with Australian state road authority requirements.

connection to bridges crash barrier
bridge approach system


  • Provide continuity of protection between two barrier systems.
  • Gradually increases the stiffness from the semi-rigid to the rigid barrier.
  • Reduces the potential for vehicle pocketing at the abutment of the rigid barrier.


  • Hot dip galvanised in accordance with AS/NZS 4680.
  • Manufactured in accordance with state road authority requirements.
  • Transition lengths;
    • Victoria Transition: 10m.
    • Qld Type 3 Transition: 8m.
    • W-Beam to Thrie-beam: 6m.
connection to bridges road barrier
connect to bridges with triple beam guardrail