California Department of Transportation
 

Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon

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Del Norte County pedestrians in Crescent City crossing US Highway 101 about one mile south of Washington Boulevard will notice something new this fall! A Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) is a special type of crosswalk. When activated, PHB's use flashing and solid lights to signal vehicles to stop. Using a Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon is simple for both drivers and pedestrians.

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Here's how it works. [click on the image for a printable PDF chart]

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To learn more about how to use a Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon, please watch this video produced by the City of Fort Collins, Colorado.

 

Additional information from the Federal Highway Administration: Proven Safety Countermeasures - Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon

 

Questions about the Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon?
Contact Caltrans at (707) 441-3998

 

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