STREET LIGHTING


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STREET LIGHTING
STREET LIGHTING230. General requirements for street lighting. Good roadway lighting, often termed traffic safety lighting, not only promotes safer conditions for drivers but provides greater safety for pedestrians as well. It enhances the community value of a street by its attractive appearance, which is usually reflected in higher property values. Well-lighted streets also act as a deterrent to criminal activity.To achieve truly effective street lighting it is essential that the installation be well planned. Planned street lighting should follow the American Standard Practice for Roadway Lighting of the Illuminating Engineering Society and will involve the following considerations:
Citation
Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. STREET LIGHTING, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export