AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide

AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide

AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide

AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide This guide replaces the 1984 publication entitled An Informational Guide for Roadway Lighting. It has been revised and brought up to date to reflect current practices in roadway lighting, AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide

The guide provides a general overview of lighting systems from the point of view of the transportation departments and recommends minimum levels of quality. The guide incorporates the illuminance and luminance design methods, but does not include the small target visibility (STV) method. The appendices to this book may be downloaded below. These appendices were updated in October 2010.

Table of Contents AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide
Chapter 1 : Introduction
Overview, Need for Engineering Expertise, Necessary Expertise, Recommended Design Methods, Modern Controls and Master Lighting Plans

Chapter 2 : Master Lighting Plans
Plan Development, Goals of a Master Lighting Plan, Lighting Curfews, Electrical and Lighting Management Systems, Conducting Studies

Chapter 3 : Techniques of Lighting Design
Level and Uniformity of Illuminance and Luminance, Illuminance Considerations, Warranting Conditions, Design Values for Freeways, Streets and Highways Other Than Freeways, Pole Placement Guidelines

Chapter 4 : Techniques of Lighting Design
Chapter 5 : Tunnels and Underpasses
Underpasses, Vehicular Tunnels, Daytime Lighting of Tunnel Interiors

Chapter 6 : Work Zone Lighting and Temporary Roadway Lighting
Chapter 7 : Roundabouts
Chapter 8 : Electrical Systems Requirements
Chapter 9 : Safety Rest Areas
Chapter 10 : Roadway Sign Lighting
Sign Lighting Warrants, Illuminated Sign Types, Sign Lighting Recommendations

Chapter 11 : Maintenance Considerations in Roadway Lighting Design, AASHTO Roadway Lighting Design Guide Maintenance Factors, Luminaire Dirt Depreciation (LDD), Lamp Lumen Depreciation (LLD), Equipment Factor (EF), Support Structure Maintenance, Electrical Distribution and Control System Maintenance, External Factors

Chapter 12 : Sky Glow and Light Trespass
Types of Objectionable Roadway Lighting, Mitigating Sky Glow and Light Trespass

Item Code : GL-6
ISBN Number : 1-56051-326-X
Item Pages : 70 Pages
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