Council approves minor speed limit changes
The Paso Robles City Council voted Tuesday night to approve a number of changes to posted speed limits on various road segments throughout town.
The State requires that a speed survey be taken every five years if the city wishes to use radar for traffic speed enforcement. Speed limits must be set at the closest 5 m.p.h. increment to the 85th percentile of free flowing traffic. The survey and recommended changes will effect eight areas of town. Five road segments will see increases to the posted speed limit, while three others will experience reductions. All changes are just plus or minus 5 m.p.h.
Speed limits going up
- South Vine St. from 1st St to 46 West will increase from 45 to 50 m.p.h.
- Union Road from North River Road to Kleck will increase from 40 to 45 m.p.h.
- Charolais Road from River Road to Creston Road will increase from 40 to 45 m.p.h.
- Meadowlark Road from Beechwood to Airport will increase from 35 to 40 m.p.h.
- North River Road from Creston to the city limit will increase from 40 to 45 m.p.h.
Speed limits going down
- Navajo Avenue from River Road to Crazy Horse will decrease from 30 to 25 m.p.h.
- 12th Street from Vine St. to Merry Hill will decrease from 30 to 25 m.p.h.
- Vine St. from 17th to 24th will decrease from 35 to 30 m.p.h.
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