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Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon/HAWK


The Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon, also known as High-Intensity Activated crossWalK (HAWK) is a overhead flashing signal that is activated by a pedestrian and utilizes yellow and red lights to warn drivers when a pedestrian is crossing the roadway. The phasing operates in the following method:

  • No light 
    Drivers can proceed through intersection without stopping until the beacon is activated by a pedestrian pushing a button.

  • Flashing Yellow Light
    Warns drivers approaching the crosswalk of a pedestrian crossing
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  • Solid Yellow Light
    Warns drivers to prepare to stop.

  • Solid Red Light
    Drivers are to stop for pedestrians crossing.

  • Flashing Red Light
    Drivers are to stop and may proceed though the intersection when it is clear of pedestrians.

  • No light
    Drivers can proceed through intersection without stopping until the beacon is activated by a pedestrian.


Hawk Pedestrian Crossing

 


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