What is a HAWK Crosswalk Beacon?
The HAWK is a new form of pedestrian crosswalk beacon. It is referred to as a "beacon" rather than a "signal" because it is only lit when it is activated by a pedestrian pushing the crosswalk button. It has a different configuration than traditional signals, with two red lights next to each other above one yellow light. There is no green light. HAWK pedestrian-crosswalk beacons may be used where traffic signals or stop signs are not appropriate, such as at roundabouts.

Hawk Pedestrian Crosswalk Brochure

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1. Won't a "children at play" sign help protect our kids?
2. Are mailboxes a safety concern?
3. What is process for requesting speed bumps?
4. How are speed limits determined and by whom?
5. Will a stop sign slow traffic on our street?
6. How does the Road Commission determine when and where to put a traffic signal?
7. What is a HAWK Crosswalk Beacon?
8. What are "warrants" for traffic control devices?