City of Franklin, NH
Merrimack County
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[Adopted 5-5-1986 as Title Two, Ch. VI of the 1986 Code]
[Amended 9-14-1998 by Ord. No. 98-4]
The use of electronic traffic signals is hereby approved within the City of Franklin at locations designated by the City Council. The type, size, installation and method of operation of such signals shall be in conformance with the regulations and orders of the New Hampshire Commissioner of Transportation. The colored lights and directional arrows at said intersections using electronic traffic signals shall have the same meanings as defined in the regulatory order of the Commissioner of Transportation of the State of New Hampshire dated January 21, 1953. All vehicular and pedestrian traffic shall obey the signals indicated by said lights as defined in that order. The definitions and regulations of that order are hereby adopted by reference and incorporated into this article.
[Amended 9-14-1998 by Ord. No. 98-4]
The hours and mode of operation of electronic traffic signals shall be in accordance with the decisions of the Chief of Police and Director of the Municipal Services Department. The operation and maintenance of such signals is hereby entrusted to the Department of Municipal Services.
No person operating a motor vehicle shall enter or pass through an intersection at which the traffic is controlled by electronic signals without due regard for the safety of other persons in the vicinity of the intersection regardless of the signal indication.
Electronic traffic signals shall be located as follows:
Name of Street
At Intersection of
Central Street
[Added 6-3-2013 by Ord. No. 10-13]
Within 300 feet east and west of the Franklin High School entrance and exits
Central Street
Franklin Shopping Center
Central Street
Franklin Street
Central Street
[Amended 10-1-2007 by Ord. No. 07-08]
Entrance to Hannaford/Rite Aid
Central Street
[Amended 10-1-2007 by Ord. No. 07-08]
Kendall Street
Central Street
North and South Main Street
Central Street
[Added 5-7-2012 by Ord. No. 09-12]
Smith Street
Central Street
[Amended 10-1-2007 by Ord. No. 07-08]
West Bow Street
South Main
[Repealed 10-1-2007 by Ord. No. 07-08]