Baytown, Texas, USA

Population

78,311

 

Initiative

Install 6 LED streetlights for a pilot project to test LED streetlighting on Hwy 146. Pilot is in collaboration with the Texas Department of Transportation and BetaLED. TxDOT is using pilot to test and evaluate LED technology for potential future installations on Texas highways and interstates. Currently no LED streetlights have been approved for installation on Texas interstates or highways.

 

Existing streetlights

Existing roadway lights on highways are 400 watt HPS

 

Long term initiative

City of Baytown is looking at replacing traditional roadway streetlights with LED technology (in addition to city highways)

 

Streetlights in pilot

Beta LED fixtures are 240 LEDs (291 watt equivalent)

 

Funding sources

LED fixtures supplied by BetaLED