Borough of Wyoming, PA
Luzerne County
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[A.O.]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established on portions of specified streets, as follows, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any part of a street where a maximum speed limit applies at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that part of the street:
Street
Between
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $35 and costs. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[A.O.]
1. 
Maximum speed limits are established, as follows, on certain bridges and elevated structures, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any such bridge or elevated structure at a higher speed than the maximum prescribed for that bridge or elevated structure:
Bridge or Elevated Structure
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $35 and costs. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following are declared to be hazardous grades and, upon any such hazardous grade, no person shall drive a vehicle, having a gross weight in excess of that referred to for that grade, in the direction stated for that grade, at a speed in excess of that established in this section for that grade, and, if so stated for a particular grade, the driver of every such vehicle shall stop the vehicle before proceeding downhill:
Street
Between
Direction of Travel
Maximum Gross Weight
Maximum Speed Limit
Required to Stop Before Proceeding Downhill
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $35 and costs. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[A.O.]
1. 
A speed limit of 15 miles per hour is established on all streets and roadways in the public parks maintained and operated by the Borough, except in the following locations, where the lower maximums, as specified, shall apply:
Park
Street
Location
Maximum Speed Limit
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $35 and costs. Any person exceeding the maximum speed limit by more than five miles per hour shall pay an additional fine of $2 per mile for each mile in excess of five miles per hour over the maximum speed limit.
[A.O.]
1. 
At the following locations traffic signals as indicated below shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected), and traffic at those locations shall be directed by those signals:
Location
Type of Signal
(Reserved)
2. 
Any driver of a vehicle who disobeys the directions of any traffic signal, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following are established as intersections where drivers of vehicles headed in the direction or directions indicated are prohibited from making a right turn (or a left turn from a one-way street into another one-way street) on a steady red signal:
Intersection
Vehicles Traveling On
Facing
(Reserved)
2. 
Any driver of a vehicle who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following are established as one-way roadways, and it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle on any one-way street other than in the direction established for traffic on that street:
Street
From
To
Direction of Travel
Butler Street
Seventh Street
Eighth Street
Southerly
Butler Street
Seventh Street
Ninth Street
Southerly
Dennison Street
Seventh Street
Eighth Street
Northerly
Dennison Street
Eighth Street
Tenth Street
Northerly
Dorrance Street
Seventh Street
Eighth Street
Southerly
Dorrance Street
Eighth Street
Ninth Street
Northerly
East Pettebone Street
Wyoming Avenue
Butler Street
Easterly
Monument Avenue
Eighth Street
Ninth Street
Northerly
Pettebone Street
Wyoming Avenue
Butler Street
Susquehanna Avenue
Dennison Street
East 8th Street
Southerly
Susquehanna Avenue
Wyoming Avenue
Dennison Street
Westerly
West Fourth Street
North
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle of the type indicated traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make a left turn and/or a right turn into the second-named street, as indicated, at any time when such a turn is prohibited by this section:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Not to Make Turn
Into
When
Type of Vehicle Applicable To
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle traveling upon the first-named street at any of the following intersections, in the direction or directions indicated in each case, to make other than a left turn, at any time stated, both right turns and straight-across traffic being prohibited:
Vehicles Traveling On
Direction of Travel
Times
Not to Make Right Turn Into or Travel Straight Across
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle traveling upon any of the following portions of streets, in the direction or directions indicated for that street, to make a U-turn:
Street
Portion
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following are established as no passing zones, and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to overtake or pass another vehicle or to drive on the left side of the roadway in any no passing zone:
Street
Direction of Travel
Between
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following highways are established as through highways, thus authorizing stop or yield signs to be erected facing traffic approaching every intersection with the through highway except for those intersections with traffic signals, or with exceptions or modifications as indicated below. Every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop or yield sign authorized by this section shall stop the vehicle or yield right-of-way as required by 75 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 3323(b), 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, as the case may be, and shall not proceed into or across the through highway until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law:
Highway
Between
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-212) are established as stop intersections, and official stop signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the intersecting or through street) on the first-named street (the stop street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or stop street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall stop the vehicle as required by of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(b), and shall not proceed into or across the second-named or intersecting or through street until he has followed all applicable requirements of that section of the law.
Stop Street
Intersecting or Through Street
Direction of Travel
Entry into Dennison Street
From East 7th Street
Eastbound
Entry into Dennison Street
From Susquehanna Avenue
East
Entry into Dennison Street
From Butler Street
Southbound
Entry into Dennison Street
From Clarke Street
Northbound
Entry into Dennison Street
From Ninth Street
East and Westbound
Entry into Dennison Street
From Tenth Street
East and Westbound
Entry into East Eight Street
From Monument Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into East Eight Street
From Dorrance Street
Northbound
Entry into East Pettebone Street
From Monument Avenue
Entry into Eight Street
From Dennison Street
North or Southbound
Entry into Eight Street
From Butler Street
Northbound
Entry into Fifth Street
From Lindberg Avenue
Entry into First Street
From Sharpe Street
Entry into First Street
From Monument Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into Fourth Street
From Sharpe Street
North or Southbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Ninth Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Dickson Street
Entry into Monument Avenue
From East First Street
Eastbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
Second Street
East of Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Third Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Fourth Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Fifth Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Sixth Street
4-way
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Seventh Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Monument Avenue
From Tenth Street
East and Westbound
Entry into Ninth Street
From Monument Avenue
North and Southbound
Entry into Ninth Street
From Butler Street
Southbound
Entry into Ninth Street
From Dennison Street
North or Southbound
Entry into Ninth Street
From Dorrance Street
Southbound
Entry into Second Street
From Sharpe Street
North and Southbound
Entry into Seventh Street
From Susquehanna Avenue
North and Southbound
Entry into Seventh Street
From Monument Avenue
North and Southbound
Entry into Seventh Street
From Sharpe Street
Entry into Seventh Street
From Dorrance Street
Northbound
Entry into Seventh Street
From Butler Street
Northbound
Entry into Sharpe Street
From Third Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Sharpe Street
From Fourth Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Sharpe Street
From Fifth Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Sharpe Street
From Sixth Street
4-way
Entry into Sharpe Street
From Second Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Sharpe Street
From East 7th Street
Westbound
Entry into Sixth Street
From Sharpe Street
North or Southbound
Entry into Sixth Street
From Lindberg Avenue
Entry into Sixth Street
From Monument Avenue
4-way
Entry into Sixth Street
From Sharpe Street
4-way
Entry into Sixth Street
From Susquehanna Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into Shulde Lane
From Sunset Drive
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Ninth Street
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Clarke Street
Northbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Seventh Street
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Sixth Street
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Fifth Street
East and Westbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
East First Street
Eastbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Second Street
Eastbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Third Street
East or Westbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Fourth Street
Eastbound
Entry into Susquehanna Avenue
From Dennison Street
Northbound
Entry into Swetland Lane
From North Colonial Drive
Entry into Tenth Street
From Butler Street
Northbound
Entry into Tenth Street
From Dennison Street
North or Southbound
Entry into Tenth Street
From Monument Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into Tenth Street
From Susquehanna Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into Third Street
From Sharpe Street
North and Southbound
Entry into Third Street
From Susquehanna Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into Third Street
From Monument Avenue
North or Southbound
Entry into West Eight Street
From Atherton Avenue
Entry into West First Street
From Moosic Street
Entry into Wyoming Avenue
West First Street, West Fourth Street, West Seventh Street, Breese Street, Institute Street, West Pettebone Street, Shulde Lane, Swetland Lane, Colonial Drive or Stites Street
Entry into Wyoming Avenue
From East First Street, Second Street, Third Street, East Fourth Street, East Fifth Street, East Ninth Street, Tenth Street or East Pettebone Street
Monument Avenue
Second Street
Northerly or Southerly
Monument Avenue
Fourth Street
Northerly or Southerly
Susquehanna Avenue
Third Street
Northerly or Southerly
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following intersections (in addition to intersections with the through highways established by § 15-212) are established as yield intersections, and official yield signs shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected) in such a position as to face traffic approaching the second-named street (the through street) on the first-named street (the yield street) in the direction or directions indicated for that intersection. Every driver of a vehicle approaching the intersection on the first-named or yield street, in the direction indicated in each case, shall slow down or stop the vehicle as required by 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3323(c) of the Vehicle Code, and then yield the right-of-way as required by that subsection of the Vehicle Code.
Yield Street
Through Street
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
No motor vehicle including a motorcycle, pedalcycle or minibike shall be operated on any property owned by the Borough or any other public agency or instrumentality within the Borough without the permission of the property owner and a permit from the [Designated Official] of the Borough.
2. 
Any person who violates an provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following locations are designated as rotary traffic islands, and every vehicle passing around a rotary traffic island shall be driven only to the right of the island:
Location
(Reserved)
2. 
Any person who drives a vehicle otherwise than to the right of any rotary traffic island shall be guilty of a violation of this section, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following areas upon the streets in the Borough are established as play highways:
Street
Between
Days
Hours
(Reserved)
2. 
The [Designated Official] is authorized to designate as play highways, whenever he deems that action advisable, and for whatever period of time directed by him, any part of any street in the Borough where sledding and coasting shall be permitted. That play highway shall be set apart for the purpose under the direction of the [Designated Official].
3. 
No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon any play highway at any time when that street shall be designated as a play highway, except in case of emergency, with special permission of the [Designated Official] or of the police officer in charge, who shall first clear that play highway of all persons using it for the purpose for which it was set aside. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
[A.O.]
1. 
The following roads and streets within the Borough are designated as special snowmobile roads:
Street or Road
Between
Used by Snow-mobiles Only When Closed to Vehicular Traffic
Shared With Vehicular Traffic
(Reserved)
2. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile on any highway, street or road in the Borough other than as provided above. Provided, nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from operating a snowmobile on any other street in the Borough:
A. 
As authorized by the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 7721, for emergency and bridge crossings and for direct crossing of streets or two-lane highways.
B. 
For special snowmobile events where authorized in advance and the street is blocked off as provided in the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 7723. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be subject to the penalties prescribed in § 7752(a) of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 7752(a).