Evaluation of Current Practice for Illumination at Roundabouts: Safety and the Illumination of Roundabouts (Phase I)

Project Number: 
12-01
Project Description: 

To evaluate lighting guidance for roundabouts throughout North America and lighting practices at rural roundabouts internationally, including a review of treatments used when lighting is not provided (e.g., signing).

Posters:

  1. Roundabout Illumination and Safety (September 2013)
  2. Evaluation of Roundabout Illumination and Safety (September 2014)

Reports:

  1. Evaluation of Current Practice for Illumination at Roundabouts: Safety and Illumination of Roundabouts-Phase 1 Technical Report – “A Review of International Roundabout Lighting Practices and Standards” 
  2. Evaluation of Current Practice for Illumination at Roundabouts: Safety and Illumination of Roundabouts-Phase 1 Technical Report -  “Benefit to Cost Analysis of Reduced Roundabout Illumination in Georgia”
  3. Evaluation of Current Practice for Illumination at Roundabouts: Safety and Illumination of Roundabouts-Phase 1 Technical Report – “Estimation of the Impact of Illumination at Roundabouts”

Conference Presentations:

  1. “Evaluation of Roundabout Illumination and Safety”, presented at the 4th International Roundabout Conference in Seattle, Washington, April 16-18, 2014.
  2. “Evaluation of Roundabout Illumination and Safety”, presented at the Second Annual GDOT/GTI Transportation Research Poster Session in Atlanta, Georgia, September 24, 2014.
Principle Investigator(s) Contact Information: 
michael.rodgers@ce.gatech.edu / 404-385-0569
University(ies): 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Start and End Dates: 
06/11/12 - 06/11/13
Topic: 
Safety
Policy/Workforce

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