CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFICCHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC\ARTICLE 5. SPEED

(a)      Having first determined it in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Goddard, Kansas that the speed limit permitted under Section 33 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance is not reasonable under the conditions found to exist at the following locations upon the following streets, the Governing Body hereby determines and declares a maximum speed limit of twenty (20) miles per hour at the following locations upon the following streets within the corporate limits of the City of Goddard, Kansas.

Street Name

From

To

Spruce Street

First Street

Santa Fe Street

Pine Street

First Street

Santa Fe Street

Main Street

US 54 Highway

Shenandoah Drive

Cedar Street

Third Street

Santa Fe Street

Elm Street

Fourth Avenue

Santa Fe Street

Elm Street  

South Street

Langston Drive

Craig Street

600 Block North

Third Street

Cindy Street

600 Block North

Third Street

Fifth Street

Craig Street

Cindy Street

Fourth Street

Goddard Road

Cindy Street

Third Street

Goddard Road

Cindy Street

Fourth Avenue

Elm Street

Goddard Road

Fourth Avenue

Main Street

Cedar Street

Second Avenue

Main Street

Goddard Road

South Street

200 Block West

Main Street

Park Street

Main Street

Cedar Street

Walnut Street

Twenty-third Street

Third Street

(b)     Speed Limit of 30 mph. The Governing Body hereby establishes a maximum speed limit of 30 mph on the following streets and at the following locations within the city:

Street Name

From

To

Walnut Street

Highway 54 

Third Avenue

Walnut Street

Third Avenue

23rd Street South

Shenandoah Drive

Main Street

Goddard Road

Argon Drive

Main Street

Swanee Drive

Swanee Drive

Main Street

Goddard Road

Ticonderoga Drive

Shenandoah Drive

Argon Drive

(c)      Unless otherwise noted in this article or otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit in the City of Goddard shall be 30 miles per hour.

(d)     On any section of a street for which the maximum speed limit is not set forth in this section, the Chief of Police shall have the authority to post a maximum speed limit other than 30 miles per hour, and so long as said other speed limit is posted, the posted speed shall be the maximum lawful speed for the posted area.

(1)          The Chief of Police shall not post a speed other than 30 miles per hour without a traffic study when such a traffic study is required by state law.

(e)      Speed Limit of 40 mph. Having first determined on the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation that it is in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Goddard, Kansas that the speed limit permitted under Section 33 of the Standard Traffic Ordinance is not reasonable under the conditions found to exist at the following locations upon the following streets, the Governing Body hereby determines and declares a maximum speed limit of forty (40) miles per hour at the following locations upon the following streets within the corporate limits of the City of Goddard, Kansas.

Street Name

From

To

Twenty-third Street

199th Street

East city limits

199th Street

Martens Street

North city limits

183rd Street

Maple Street

South city limits

(Ord. 488; Code 2001; Ord. 669; Ord. 693; Code 2012; Ord. 728; Ord. 768)

(a)      BOUNDARIES AND MAXIUM SPEED LIMITS

A maximum speed limit of twenty (20) miles per hour is established at any location where school zone signs are posted or where a combination of school zone signs and flashing lights are used, to include but not be limited to the following:

(1)          Main Street from 3rd Street to 4th Street;

(2)          North Oak Street from the 400 block to the 600 block;

(3)          Walnut Street from the north 300 block to Richard Road.

(b)     SAME; DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION.

(1)          The school zones established in section 14-502(a) shall remain in operation and effect on any day established as a normal school day or summer school day by the Goddard School District, USD 265.

(2)          The hours of operation of the school zones shall be:

(A)         7:30 - 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted on each school zone sign;

(B)          When flashing lights are in operation if so equipped; or

(C)          During any day officially established as a summer school day by the Goddard School District, from the hours of 6:30 - 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

(c)      SAME, OFFICIAL SIGNS REQUIRED.

The maximum speed limits in a school zone, established by or pursuant to sections 14-502 (a) and (b) above shall be effective only when official traffic control devices or signs are posted giving notice of such maximum speed limit.

(Ord. 697; Ord. 712)