Pedestrian Activated Flashing Yellow Lights

Project Description:
Purchase and install pedestrian activated beacons, signs and associated materials. Provide beacon systems and signage at five un-signalized crossings at Laventure Middle School, Lincoln Elementary, Little Mountain Elementary, Mount Baker Elementary, and Washington Elementary Schools.

The City will is purchasing an additional five beacons to be placed at crossings with accident history, elevated potential for accidents, and crossing without signal or stop control to help with safety for pedestrians while using crosswalks.

The City received $33,418.00 in grant funding from the Washington Traffic Safety Committee.

Project Status: 
All materials have been ordered and install will begin at the school crossings beginning late summer 2018. Five of the ten crossing have been completed and crews will continue working to install the remaining five as soon as possible during fall 2018.

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Pedestrian Activated Beacon