HIGHWAY LIGHTING NEEDS STUDY

THE HIGHWAY LIGHTING NEEDS OF PENNSLYVANIA'S PRIMARY ROADWAY SYSTEM WERE STUDIED IN THE LIGHT OF FEDERAL AND STATE STANDARDS. FOLLOWING IDENTIFICATION AND LOCATION OF THE ENTIRE SPECIFIED ROADWAY POPULATION THAT WILL EXIST IN THE COMMONWEALTH AS OF 30 JUNE 1975, RANDOM SAMPLES WERE SELECTED FROM THE POPULATION AND ANALYZED FOR LIGHTING DEFICIENCIES. AN ESTIMATE WAS DERIVED FROM THE LIGHTING NEEDS DATA OBTAINED FROM THE SAMPLE SURVEY OF THE FACILITIES REQUIRED TO BRING THE ENTIRE POPULATION INTO CONFORMANCE WITH THE STATE AND FEDERAL STANDARDS. UNIT COST DATA RELATING TO INSTALLATION COSTS AND OPERATING EXPENSES WERE DEVELOPED AND APPLIED TO THE LIGHTING NEEDS FIGURES TO DERIVE HIGHWAY DISTRICT AND STATEWIDE COST ESTIMATES FOR ADEQUATELY LIGHTING ALL LOCATIONS SPECIFIED IN THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY SAFETY STANDARDS. THE RESULTS OF THE STUDY, A DISCUSSION OF ALTERNATIVE POLICIES INVOLVING OWNERSHIP, MAINTENANCE, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LIGHTING FACILITIES ARE PRESENTED. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rpt No Ttsc 7018, 247 PP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania Transportation and Traffic Safety Center

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    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, Transportation Research Building
    University Park, PA  USA  16802
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203592
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1972 12:00AM