Township of Lehigh, PA
Northampton County
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§ 163-30 Maximum speed limits in specific locations.

A. 
The maximum speed limit on that portion of Teel Road in Lehigh Township between South Cottonwood Road and the Lehigh - Moore Township municipal boundary line shall be 30 miles per hour.
[Added 3-7-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-2]
B. 
Speed limit established.
[Added 11-11-1997 by Ord. No. 1997-6]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Willow Road
Between the intersection of Willow Road and Blue Mountain Drive, and the intersection of Willow Road and Long Lane
25
(a) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall post speed limit signs on fixed or variable official traffic control devices erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which signs shall be posted at the beginning and end of the above described section of Willow Road, and at intervals not greater than 1/2 mile. One speed limit sign may be posted at approximately 1/2 of the distance between the Willow Road intersections of Blue Mountain Drive and Long Lane.
(b) 
Advisory speed limit established. The Township shall post appropriate 15 mile per hour advisory speed limit signs on the horizontal curves located in this portion of the roadway.
(2) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Willow Road
Between the intersection of Willow Road and Long Lane, and the intersection of Willow Road and S.R. 0145 (Riverview Drive)
25
(a) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall post speed limit signs on fixed or variable official traffic control devices erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which signs shall be posted at the beginning and end of the above described section of Willow Road, and at intervals not greater than 1/2 mile. One speed limit sign may be posted at approximately one half of the distance between the Willow Road intersections of Long Lane and S.R. 0145 (Riverview Drive).
(b) 
Advisory speed limit established. The Township shall post on that portion of Willow Road 10 mile per hour advisory speed limit signs in two horizontal curves and an appropriate 15 mile per hour advisory speed limit sign on an additional horizontal curve, the location of which is noted on Exhibit B.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit B is on file in the Township offices.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection B and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this subsection shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
C. 
Speed limit established. The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
[Added 11-9-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-10]
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Hawthorne Road
Entire length
25
(1) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall post speed limit signs on fixed or variable official traffic control devices erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which signs shall be posted at the beginning and end of Hawthorne Road. One speed limit sign may be posted at approximately one half of the distance between the ends of Hawthorne Road.
(2) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection C and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this subsection shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
D. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 9-12-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-2]
(1) 
The speed limit on Cashew Drive (T-541B) from S.R. 0248 (Lehigh Drive) to S.R. 4001 (Blue Mountain Drive) shall be 35 miles per hour.
(2) 
The speed limit on Murphy Road (T-637) from S.R. 4003 (Walnut Drive) to the Township boundary shall be 35 miles per hour.
(3) 
A speed limit sign shall be erected in accordance with the terms of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code and applicable Pennsylvania Code regulations.
(4) 
Any person who is found guilty, by a competent court of law, of violating the above said speed limit shall be punished in accordance with the terms of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
E. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 12-26-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-11]
(1) 
The speed limit on North Dogwood Road (T-541A) from S.R. 946 (Mountain View Drive) to Cottonwood Road shall be 45 miles per hour.
(2) 
The speed limit on South Cottonwood Road (T-474) from S.R. 248 (Lehigh Drive) to Murphy Road shall be 35 miles per hour.
(3) 
A speed limit sign shall be erected in accordance with the terms of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code and applicable Pennsylvania Code regulations.
(4) 
Any person who is found guilty, by a competent court of law, of violating the above said speed limit shall be punished in accordance with the terms of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
(5) 
Speed limits established.
[Added 3-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-1]
(a) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Wood Drive
PA Route 946 to Blue Mountain Drive
40
Wood Drive
Blue Mountain Drive to Walnut Drive
35
(b) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(c) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection F and the official signs duly erected pursuant to Subsection F shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
(6) 
Speed limits established.
[Added 3-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-1]
(a) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Wood Drive
PA Route 946 to Blue Mountain Drive
40
Wood Drive
Blue Mountain Drive to Walnut Drive
35
(b) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(c) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection F and the official signs duly erected pursuant to Subsection F shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
F. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 3-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-1]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Wood Drive
PA Route 946 to Blue Mountain Drive
40
Wood Drive
Blue Mountain Drive to Walnut Drive
35
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection F and the official signs duly erected pursuant to Subsection F shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
G. 
Speed limit established.
[Added 12-14-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-12]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Church Road
Lehigh Township
35
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection G and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection G shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
H. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 7-26-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-5]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limits are hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Almond Road
Entire length
35
Butternut Road
Entire length
40
Cottonwood Road
Murphy Road north to Route 946
45
Municipal Road
Entire length
35
Sycamore Drive
Entire length
35
Washington Drive
Route 145 west to Township line
45
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection H and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection H shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
I. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 2-12-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-2]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limits are hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit (mph)
Bayberry Drive
30
North Cottonwood Road
30
(2) 
The Township shall install the appropriate new speed limit signs in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection I and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection I shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
J. 
Speed limits established.
[Added 4-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-6]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limits are hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Cedar Drive
Lehigh Drive to Blue Mountain Drive
35
Cedar Drive
Blue Mountain Drive to Walnut Drive
30
Cedar Drive
Walnut Drive to South Cottonwood Drive
35
South Dogwood Road
Entire length
35
South Cypress Road
Entire length
30
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection J and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection J shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
K. 
Speed limit established.
[Added 7-14-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-9]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limit is hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Redwood Road
Church Road to Allen Township line
30
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection K and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection K shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
L. 
Speed limit established.
[Added 9-13-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-4]
(1) 
The following maximum speed limits are hereby established:
Highway
Portion
Maximum Speed Limit
(mph)
Graystone Drive
Entire length
25
Locust Drive
Entire length
35
Longacre Drive
Entire length
25
Old Post Road
Entire length
25
South Cottonwood Road
Murphy Road to Mountain View Drive
35
South Locust Drive
Entire length
35
West Mountain View Drive
Route 248 to Borough line
40
(2) 
Posting of signs. The Township shall replace the existing speed limit signs with the appropriate new speed limit signs, which are currently erected in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
(3) 
Violation. Any person who operates a vehicle in violation of this Subsection L and the official signs duly erected pursuant to this Subsection L shall be prosecuted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.