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Traffic Schedule 15: Speed limits in school zones

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Town Code Reference: Sec. 34‑151.  Speed limits in school zones.

C

On SR 1617 (Carpenter‑Upchurch Rd.) from a point 1.15 mile north of SR 1615 (High House Rd.) northward to a point 1.62 mile north of SR 1615.  (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Green Hope High School) - 35mph.

On SR 1497 (Cary Towne Blvd.) from SR 1415 (SE Maynard Rd.) eastward to a point 0.35 mile east of SR 1415. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Adams Elementary) - 35 mph.

On SR 3081 (Chapel Hill Rd.) from a point 0.55 mile south of SR 3073 (NW Maynard Rd.) northward to a point 0.30 mile south of SR 3073. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Northwoods Elementary) - 25 mph.

On SR 1618 (Collins Rd.) from SR 1613 (Davis Dr.) northward to a point 0.20 mile north of SR 1613. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Davis Drive Elementary) - 25 mph.

D

On SR 1613 (Davis Dr.) from a point 0.50 mile south of SR 1619 (Leonard Christian Rd.)  northward to a point 0.10 mile south of SR 1619. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Davis Drive Middle and Davis Drive Elementary) - 35 mph.

Dry Avenue from South Harrison Ave. to South Academy St. (SR 1312), in effect for Cary Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

E

East Johnson Street from North Academy Street (SR 1312) eastward to a point 0.25 miles from N. Academy St. (SR1312) in effect for the Kingswood Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

On SR 1653 (Evans Rd.) from a point 0.05 mile north of NC 54 northward to a point 0.55 mile north of NC 54. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for West Cary Middle) - 25 mph.

G

Green Level Church (SR 1630) from a point .15 miles north of Winding Pine Trail to a point .11 miles north of Kit Creek Road (SR 1639).  (In effect 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Alston Ridge Elementary School) - 35 mph.

Gregson Drive from a point 100’ west of MacKenan Drive to a point 150’ south of MacAlyson Court, in effect for the Triangle School of Math and Science charter school, from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

H

Hampton Valley Road from Farmington Woods Drive southward to Cary Parkway (SR 3977) in effect for the Farmington Woods Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

Highcroft Dr. at Chandler Grant Drive southward to 270 feet northwestward from Landuff Court , in effect for the Highcroft Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

K

Kit Creek Rd (SR 1639) from a point .1 miles West from Hwy 55 to its end.  (In effect 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Alston Ridge Elementary School) - 35 mph

On SR 1300 (Kildaire Farm Rd.) from a point 0.56 mile north of SR 1415 (SE Maynard Rd.) northward to SR 1312 (South Academy St.) (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Cary Elementary - 25 mph.

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SR 1308 (Laura Duncan Road) from a point 0.03 miles south of Old Apex Road to a point 0.21 miles south of Old Apex Road. (In effect 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Laurel Park Elementary School) - 35 mph

Louis Stephens Rd. from a point 100 feet south from Dominion Hill Dr. to a point 0.10 of a mile west of Morrisville Parkway in effect for the Carpenter Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

Louis Stephens Rd. from a point 0.28 miles north from Upchurch Meadow Rd. to a point 0.50 miles north of Upchurch Meadow Rd. in effect for the Greenhope Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

M

McCrimmon Parkway from a point 1.25 miles west from NC Hwy 55 to a point 2.50 miles west of NC Hwy 55 in effect for the Panther Creek High School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 35 mph.

MacKenan Drive from a point 650’ north of Gregson Drive south to Gregson Drive, in effect for the Triangle School of Math and Science charter school, from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

Middle Creek Park Avenue from West Lake Road (SR 1387) to a point 0.26 miles west from West Lake Road (SR 1387), in effect for the West Lake Middle and Elementary Schools and the Middle Creek High and Elementary Schools.  The morning school zone will be in effect from 30 minutes before the earliest school bell until 30 minutes after the latest school bell, for both morning and afternoon – 25 mph.

Mills Park Dr. from a point .06 miles from Green Level Church (SR 1652) eastward to its end.  (In effect 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for the Mills Park Elementary School and Mills Park Middle School) – 25 mph.

Morrisville Parkway 0.10 miles east of Carpenter Upchurch Rd. to 550 feet east of Louis Stephens Rd, in effect for Carpenter Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

N

NC 54 (N.W. Maynard Rd.) from a point 0.03 miles northeast of SR 1653 (Evans Rd.) to a point 0.25 miles northeast of SR 1653 (Evans Rd.) in effect for West Cary Middle School from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only.

O

Olde Weatherstone Way from its intersection with N.W. Maynard Rd. (SR 1747) west to the intersection of Crigan Bluff Dr. in effect for the Weatherstone Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

Optimist Farm Road (SR 1390) from a point 0.34 mile west of West Lake Road (SR 1387) eastward to a point 0.10 mile east of West Lake Road (SR 1387), in effect for the West Lake Middle and Elementary Schools and the Middle Creek High and Elementary Schools.  The morning school zone will be in effect from 30 minutes before the earliest school bell until 30 minutes after the latest school bell, for both morning and afternoon – 35 mph.

P

On SR 1379 (Penny Rd.) from a point 0.10 mile east of SR 1300 (Kildaire Farm Rd.) eastward to a point 0.54 mile east of SR 1300. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Oak Grove Elementary) - 35mph.

On SR 1379 (Penny Rd.) from a point 0.03 mile east of SR 4067 eastward to a point 0.27 mile east of SR 4067. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Penny Road Elementary) - 35 mph.

Pond Street from Arrundale Drive southward to Hastings Place in effect for the Briarcliff Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

R

On SR 1650 (Reedy Creek Rd.) from a point 0.40 mile south of SR 1652 (N. Harrison Ave.) northward to a point 0.15 mile south of SR 1652. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Reedy Creek Elementary and Middle) - 25mph.

S

On SR 1415 (SE Maynard Rd.) from SR 1497 (Cary Towne Blvd.) northward to a point 0.62 mile north of SR 1497. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for East Cary Middle) - 35 mph.

On SR 1415 (SE Maynard Rd.) from a point 0.60 mile south of SR 1497 (Cary Town Blvd.) northward to SR 1497.  (In effect from 6:40 a.m. to 7:40 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. on school days only for Cary High School) - 25 mph.

On SR 1312 (S. Academy St.) from SR 1300 (Kildaire Farm Rd.) northward to a point 0.20 mile south of SR 1011 (Chatham St). (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Cary Elementary) - 25 mph.

South Harrison Ave. from Dry Ave. to a point 0.05 miles south of Faculty Dr. in effect for the Cary Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

T

Turner Creek Road (SR 1609) from a point 0.24 miles west of NC 55 eastward to NC 55.  (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Turner Creek Elementary) - 25 mph

U

Upchurch Meadow Rd. 0.05 miles south of Benwell Ct. to Freehold Ct. in effect for Greenhope Elementary School zone from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only - 25 mph.

W

On SR 1313 (Walnut St.) from a point 0.06 mile south of SR 1415 (SE Maynard Rd.) northward to SR 1497 (Cary Towne Blvd.).  (In effect from 6:40 a.m. to 7:40 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. on school days only for Cary High School) - 25 mph.

On SR 1497 (Walnut St.) from SR 1300 (Kildaire Farm Rd.) eastward to a point 0.10 mile east of SR 1300. (In effect from 30 minutes before to 30 minutes after school begins and ends on school days only for Cary Elementary) - 25mph.

West Lake Road (SR 1387) from a point 0.32 miles south of Optimist Farm Road (SR 1390) to Optimist Farm Road (SR 1390), in effect for the West Lake Middle and Elementary Schools and the Middle Creek High and Elementary Schools.  The morning school zone will be in effect from 30 minutes before the earliest school bell until 30 minutes after the latest school bell, for both morning and afternoon. – 25 mph.

West Lake Road (SR 1387) from a point 0.04 mile south of Jamison Park Drive (SR 5083) to Optimist Farm Road (SR 1390), in effect for the West Lake Middle and Elementary Schools and Middle Creek High and Elementary Schools. The morning school zone will be in effect from 30 minutes before the earliest school bell until 30 minutes after the latest school bell, for both morning and afternoon. – 35 mph.

(Code 1982, sec 12‑212.1; Ord. No. 90‑58, sec 1, 11‑8‑1990; Ord. No. 93‑22, sec 1, 4‑8‑1993; Ord. No. 95‑023, sec 1, 7‑13‑1995; Ord. No. 00‑032, sec 1, 1‑11‑2001; Ord. No. 04‑005, 4‑15‑2004; Ord. No. 04‑008, sec 1, 8‑12‑2004; Ord. No. 05‑013, 8‑11‑2005; Ord. No. 06‑017, 10‑12‑2006; Ord. No. 2007‑07, 7‑26‑2007; Ord. No. 2007‑09, 7‑26‑2007; Ord. No. 2007‑16, 10‑11‑2007; Ord. No. 2008‑06, 5‑8‑2008; Ord. No. 2009-01, 3/12/09; Ord. No. 2009-05, 8-13-2009, Ord. No. 2010-05, 7-15-10, Ord. No. 2010-06, 12-16-10; Ord. No. 2011-04, 5/12/11; 2011-07, 6/30/11; Ord. No. 2011-08, 9/9/11; Ord. No.2011-09, 10/13/11; Ord. No. 2013-TSO-02, 09/12/13; Ord. No. 2014-TSO-05, 08/14/14; Ord. No. 2015-TSO-02, 04/21/15)