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8 streets of Raleigh designated for speed bumps

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – The City of Raleigh Transportation Department is recommending the city lower speed limits on eight more streets.

Under the city’s speed limit rules are roads with an average daily volume of more than 4,000
Vehicles per day may have speed limits of 30 miles per hour. Roads with average daily
Volumes of less than 4,000 vehicles per day can be reduced to 25 miles per hour.

Staff will recommend lowering the speed limit from 35mph to 25mph on seven roads in the Trawick Downs subdivision. The neighborhood is near the intersection of I-440 and NC-401. The following roads are scheduled for a speed reduction vote:

  • Piedmont Drive
  • Carthage circle
  • Lytham Square
  • Dobbin Square
  • Crampton Place
  • rugby pitch
  • Christine court

The staff also recommends reducing the speed limit on Departure Drive. If the City Council agrees, speed limits would drop from 45mph to 30mph. The discount would apply to Departure Drive from E. Millbrook Road to Oak Forest Drive.

The city council will vote on speed limits during a virtual city council meeting on Tuesday, April 19.

https://www.cbs17.com/news/8-raleigh-streets-slated-for-speed-limit-reductions/ 8 streets of Raleigh designated for speed bumps

DUSTIN JONES

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