Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (HAWK)

In March 2017, students, parents, teachers, residents and motorists on Rochester Avenue adjacent to Rancho Cucamonga High School will be the first in the City to see the new pedestrian hybrid beacon, known as the HAWK.

The HAWK stands for High-Intensity Activated CrossWalK

The project, funded by the Chaffey Joint Union High School District, will provide residents and students a safer way to cross the street. This new pedestrian hybrid beacon is a traffic control device that helps pedestrians and bicyclists cross mid-block across high traffic roadways. The new crosswalk signal is designed to increase visibility and improve safety for students and visitors attending Rancho Cucamonga High School as they cross Rochester Avenue from east to west. This signal will be beneficial during school let-in and let-out, and during events taking place at the school stadium.


Below is a quick summary of how a HAWK functions.