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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural Intersections. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26476.
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41   ADT average daily traffic AMA American Medical Association AT agency of transportation BUG backlight, uplight, glare CCT correlated color temperature DOT Department of Transportation FDOT Florida Department of Transportation GL-7 AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide HCM Highway Capacity Manual HDOT Hawaii Department of Transportation HPS high-pressure sodium HSIP Highway Safety Improvement Program IES (IESNA) Illuminating Engineering Society (of North America) ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems LED light-emitting diode LPA Local Public Authority LPS low-pressure sodium LRC Lighting Research Center MH metal halide MnDOT Minnesota Department of Transportation MV mercury vapor NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation NDOT Nevada Department of Transportation PennDOT Pennsylvania Department of Transportation RP-8 IES-Recommended Practice for Design and Maintenance of Roadway and Parking Facility Lighting SR Secondary Road TM Time and Materials TRID Transport Research International Documentation TxDOT Texas Department of Transportation URL Uniform Record Locator WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation Abbreviations

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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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