ABSORB Crash Cushion Systems


Anchorless, water-filled technology to protect work zones.

ABSORB Crash Cushion Systems provide a safe, simple approach to construction work zone protection, without the time or hassle of ground anchoring. The fast and easy-to-deploy, water-filled elements make these systems the ideal solution for contractors in narrow or temporary work zones.

ABSORB-M Mash Crash Cushion

ABSORB-M Mash Crash Cushion

MASH acceptance

No ground anchoring, easy deployment and removal, and the shortest length in its class make the ABSORB-M system the contractor’s choice for a work zone-ready MASH crash cushion. It uses interchangeable, nested elements to reduce inventory costs as well as a universal transition to simplify and speed up installation. At 24” (61 cm) wide, this system is best suited for narrow, tight-fit areas to shield anchored or unanchored barriers up to 42” tall in temporary construction work zone applications. 


  • Rapid deployment and retrieval
  • No ground anchoring required
  • Universal transition
  • One interchangeable element for T-2 and TL-3
  • Forklift ports for lifting while full
  • Narrow footprint
  • Can be deployed on almost any road surface
  • Shortest MASH TL-3 non-redirective, anchorless crash cushion (21')
  • Acceptable for use on anchored and unanchored barrier
  • Meets MASH TL-2 and TL-3 test criteria
ABSORB 350 Anchorless Crash Cushion

ABSORB 350 Anchorless Crash Cushion

NCHRP 350 acceptance

At 610 mm (24”) wide, this impact attenuator is ideally suited for narrow areas in work zones or other temporary applications when speed of deployment and removal is essential. The ABSORB 350 Anchorless Crash Cushion is easy to restore after an impact because the attenuator uses standardized modules, which also helps to reduce inventory costs. It’s ideally suited for shielding portable concrete barriers on asphalt, concrete, gravel or dirt.


  • Designed for easy transition to multiple portable concrete barrier widths and shapes
  • Can be deployed on almost any road surface
  • No ground anchoring required
  • Approved for use at permanent or work zone locations
  • Meets NCHRP 350 TL-1, TL-2, TL-3 test criteria
  • Fast and easy deployment and retrieval
  • Nose and transition can be reused after most design impacts
  • Narrow footprint allows placement in front of hazards close to a travel lane

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