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Safety IDEA Project 29 [Active (IDEA)]

Self-Deicing LED Signal for Railroad and Highway Intersections

  Project Data
Funds: $100,000
Staff Responsibility: Jo Allen Gause
Research Agency: University of Kansas
Principal Investigator: Hongyi Cai
Effective Date: 11/24/2015
Fiscal Year: 2015

This project will develop and demonstrate a new type of self-de-icing LED signals for railroad and highway intersections as replacement for existing LED signal light that are too cool to deice or melt snow and may cause accidents in snowy conditions.

 

This project is funded jointly by the NCHRP IDEA Program and the Rail Safety IDEA Program.

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