MMUCC Training

RL11. Roadway Lighting

Definition:

Type of roadway illumination.

Source: Obtained by linking Crash Location (C5) to the Roadway Inventory data.

Element Attributes:
  • No Lighting
  • Spot Illumination on One Side
  • Spot Illumination on Both Sides
  • Continuous Lighting on One Side
  • Continuous Lighting on Both Sides
Rationale:

Recognized as having a benefit to safe highway operations. Information about the presence of lighting is an important element in analysis of a spot location, a section of highway, or a network analysis. Important for determining the affects of highway illumination on nighttime crashes to guide future installations.