Solar Crosswalk Flashing Beacon
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MUTCD Compliant Circular Flashing Beacon for Crosswalks

An efficient crosswalk solution. The Carmanah R820-E Solar Crosswalk Flashing Beacon improves yielding compliance at uncontrolled, marked crossings. This user-activated, solar-powered circular beacon helps drivers see pedestrians and cyclists at the crosswalk in the daytime or at night, in any weather and any setting. The self-contained system fits onto existing sign posts for hassle-free installations or retrofits. The battery, energy management system, and solar panel are contained in one unit, making the R820-E an easy-to-install self-contained solution. It requires no trenching, cabling, or in-ground wiring, and it’s built to last: durable and dependable, this product comes with a 5-year warranty for peace of mind.

Circular beacons are approved in the Federal Highway Administration’s Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and can hit ITE intensity requirements.

Top 3 reasons to choose our solar-powered circular flashing beacons for crosswalks:

  • Compact, 13-watt solar engine ensures installation can be fast and easy, requiring minimal traffic interruptions.
  • Easy to mount or retrofit onto a range of square and round poles.
  • Proven to work, with 12+ years of successful deployments across North America.


Our Solar Beacon Sizing

Whether your project application is a crosswalk, school zone, or 24-hour sign marking, we can run a comprehensive site assessment to confirm the best solar-powered flashing beacon for your project. We run a field-proven software simulation to create an Energy Balance Report™ to show you how we did it. Best of all? It’s free, and we can have it ready in under an hour.

Configuration Options and Add-Ons


ADA, PROWAG and MUTCD Compliant Pedestrian Activation

All our crosswalk beacon systems use pushbuttons and activation methods that are compliant to ADA, PROWAG and MUTCD standards and guidelines. The R820-E can support standard push buttons with two-tone audible confirmation and visual LED confirmation and accessible pedestrian signal (APS) pushbuttons with locator tone and customizable voice messages.
standard pedestrian pushbutton
Standard push button
compact aps pushbutton
APS push button

Beacon Mounting Configuration

The R820-E supports multiple beacon mounting setups depending on your project requirements.

Single integrated


Dual vertical

Dual horizontal back-to-back

Dual horizontal

w11-2 led enhanced crosswalk signLED Enhanced Signs

Along with the standard circular beacons, you can add an LED Enhanced Sign to the R820-E to further strengthen the message to drivers. These flashing signs can also supplement advance pedestrian warning signs to warn drivers a pedestrian has activated the beacon crossing.

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