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3.0 Signing, Markings and Channelization

3.9 Flashing Beacons/Warning Lights

A flashing beacon is a highway traffic signal with one or more signal sections that operates in a flashing mode. It is used for warning applications at toll collection facilities, generally for providing a supplemental warning emphasis.

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