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

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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