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Roadway lighting is a widely recognized intervention for reducing nighttime crashes and isolated rural intersection lighting appears to be beneficial overall, but predicting the benefits likely at a specific location is very difficult.

The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Synthesis 575: Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural Intersections is designed to help provide a foundation for transportation departments considering if, when, and where to install lighting at isolated rural intersections and was carried out to gather information and experiences from different agencies into a single document.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural Intersections. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26476.

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68 pages | 8.5 x 11 |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/26476

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