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Project Type
UTRC Research Initiative
Project Dates
09/30/2018 - 04/01/2019
Principal Investigators
Project Status

This project will determine the technical feasibility and potential energy savings of light emitting surface (LES) technologies for roadway lighting compared to light emitting diode (LED) and high-pressure sodium (HPS) systems. Based on the research results from this project, NYSDOT may install LES luminaires on a pilot basis to evaluate field performance over time which may then lead to a broader scale installation along the State highway system to replace existing HPS/LED luminaires, or as part of future new highway lighting installations. If it is determined that LES technology has a longer life span and uses less energy than LED fixtures, significant savings in maintenance and operation costs could be achieved. The present Exhibit II document describes the tasks to be performed by the Consultant under the management of the NYSDOT Project Manager (PM) that will assist NYSDOT in meeting the project objectives.