Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons (RRFB) can enhance safety by reducing crashes between vehicles and pedestrians at uncontrolled approaches to unsignalized intersections and mid-block pedestrian crossings by increasing driver awareness of potential pedestrian conflicts.
See the link for a brochure on RRFBs: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons.
Towns interested in pursuing the installation of an RRFB on a State Route must submit an Encroachment Permit. The following information will aid your submission
Please click the link for additional information regarding the FHWA Interim Approval of Use for the RRFB.