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... 17   This chapter focuses on the effects, both positive and negative, of isolated rural intersection lighting. Assessing these effects can be difficult because, by definition, these locations are all different, spread far apart, and unique in many ways (Isebrands et al.
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... 18 Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural Intersections The safety findings above were consistent with those from Edwards (2015) who investigated the influence of lighting parameters, specifically the illuminance on the road, as it affects traffic safety, also for rural intersections in Minnesota.
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... Impacts 19   selected "other" in response to this question, safety outcomes were most frequently mentioned, but the specific outcomes were not defined. Although the frequency and severity of crashes are the primary ways to assess the benefits of lighting for isolated rural intersections, lighting could have other benefits for visibility and comfort that might not translate easily to an immediate safety outcome.
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... 20 Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural Intersections (IES 2011) , or systems that produce no upward light (some reported using more than one of these configurations)

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