MELT Terminal- Queensland

The Modified Eccentric Loader Terminal (MELT) is a gating guardrail end terminal designed to prevent spearing from an errant vehicle.

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MELT Terminal QLD


The MELT is installed with the rails offset and supported on angle (shelf) brackets to minimize potential vehicle penetration. From the approach end of the Terminal, the MELT is designed to redirect an errant vehicle from the third post onwards.


  • Flared bullnose end treatment
  • Breakaway slip base posts (first 2 posts)
  • Breakaway steel I beam posts ( posts 3 – 6)


  • Reference Drawings*
  • ACP Drawing GA009A
  • ACP Drawing GA009A-ISO

Standards and Approvals

  • QLD Main Roads Drawings 1474, 1476 & 1477
  • QLD Main Roads Specification MRS11.14
  • AS/NZS 3845:1999