Crossing Road Plate

About Crossing Road Plate

TPA’s Steel road plates feature lifting holes for ease of handling and an anti-skid surface.

TPA’s Steel Crossing Plates are a low cost, easy to deploy steel ground protection panel for a wide range of uses within the construction, groundworks and civils industries.


  • Steel road crossing plates available in plain steel or anti-skid
  • Anti-skid plates incorporate resin-bonded bauxite chippings
  • Standard size 2,400mm x 1,200mm; weight approx 600kgs

Crossing Plate Specification 

Dimensions & Weights

Length Width  Weight Thickness
(mm) (mm) (Kg) (mm)
2400 (8ft) 1200 (4ft) 600 20 
Trench Width (M) Allowable Load on a Single Roadplate (kN) (FOS = 1.5)
0.2 58.9
0.3 56.8
0.4 54.8
0.5 52.9
0.6 51.2
0.7 49.6
0.8 48
0.9 46.6
1 45.2
  • Not suitable for use on public highways for trenches over 700mm wide
  • Not suitable for use with vehicle / machinery speeds over 5mph
  • The ground must be assessed to determine that the ground itself has sufficient strength to support the loads that will be acting upon it
  • High speed impacts and braking forces can introduce lateral loading that can overcome the fixings / mounting