Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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[Ord. #585, § 608A; Ord. #1103, § 36]
The required dimensions of a clear sight triangle shall depend on the posted speed of the uncontrolled or major roadway. The sight triangle shall be laid out so that a driver 10 feet from the right-of-way line of the uncontrolled or major street can see approaching traffic at the following distances measured along the side line of the right-of-way, and an easement controlling construction shall be established for all portions of the clear sight triangle not in a public right-of-way:
Posted Speed Limit
(mph)
Minimum Required Clear Sight Distance
(feet)
25
250
35
350
45
450
[Ord. #585, § 608B]
Intersections shall be approached on all sides by a straight and level area, a minimum of 40 feet in length, the maximum grade of which shall be determined by the approach speed. Maximum grades shall be as follows:
Classification
Maximum Upgrade
Maximum Downgrade
45 mph or greater
2%
2%
25 mph to 44 mph
5%
3%
[Ord. #585, § 608C]
Intersections shall be separated from adjacent roadway intersections by the minimum distances set forth below. The minimum distance shall be measured center line to center line along the intersecting street and shall be dependent upon the type of intersection and the posted speed limit of the roadway between the two intersections. Two T-intersections with approaches from opposite directions shall be considered full intersections:
Posted Speed Limit
(mph)
Full Intersection
(feet)
T-Intersection
(feet)
25
300
200
35
350
250
45
450
300