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Final Report
930-470






LIGHTING SPECIFICATIONS FOR
NIGHTTIME CONSTRUCTION

WORK ZONES ON ACTIVE
HIGHWAYS






Prepared by


Robert L. Vecellio, P.E.
John R. McCarthy, P.E.








December 2006

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS



The authors acknowledge the assistance of Civil Engineering graduate students

Laura Emily Fuqua and Shane M. Bergin who contributed to the literature review, the

review of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and the field investigations of

this project.

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Tallahassee, FL, 2001.

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the1983 Standard Specification for Construction of Roads and Bridges”,
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Road and Bridge Construction”, RIDOT, Providence, RI, 1996.

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DC, 1978.

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