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The Solar Arch Powers Highway Lights and Neighboring Areas

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: matanuki & thedesignblog.org
Although there have been a slew of solar-powered public lighting designs hitting the streets lately, I think the Solar Arch offers something more. A energy-generating road tunnel, the Solar Arch would not only power highway lights, but also provide electricity for neighboring areas.

Designed by Tyson Steele and developed in compliance with AASHTO standards for US interstate bridges and passageways, the Solar Arch is 18 feet high, 40 feet wide and 10 feet in length. Although made with rural roads in mind, it's only a matter of time before the Solar Arch's aesthetic is applied to city streets. Stats for Energy-Generating Tunnels Trending: Older & Chilly
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