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City to Reduce Speed Limit on N. Central Ave.

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City to Reduce Speed Limit on N. Central Ave.

CITY TO REDUCE SPEED LIMIT ON N. CENTRAL AVE. (PHOTO)


News Release from Medford Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: July 10th, 2020 2:24 PM

Downloadable file: Central/4th
On Monday July 13th, 2020 the City of Medford will be reducing the posted speed limit for southbound traffic on N. Central Ave. at E. Jackson St.  The speed limit at this intersection is currently 30 MPH, but will be reduced to 20 MPH.  The speed limit will remain 20 MPH on Central Ave. through downtown Medford.
The intersection of N. Central Ave. and E. 4th St. is affected by this speed change and is one of four photo enforced intersections in the City of Medford.  Photo enforced intersections detect speed and red light violations through the use of an automated system.  Traffic citations are issued at photo enforced intersections when red light violations or speed violations (of 11 MPH or more over the posted speed limit) occur.
The City of Medford photo enforcement program will not be issuing traffic citations for speed violations that occur at this intersection for the first 30 days after the speed limit reduction. 
Warning letter notifications will be sent to individuals who exceed the posted speed limit by 11 MPH or more during this 30 day warning period.  Citations for speed violations at this intersection will be issued through the photo enforcement program starting on August 12th, 2020.
As a reminder, there are currently four photo enforced intersections in the City of Medford:
  • N. Central Ave./E. 4th St.
  • S. Riverside Ave./E. 8th St.
  • Biddle Rd./E. McAndrews Rd.
  • Barnett Rd./Stewart Av.
The City of Medford would like to remind drivers how important it is to obey posted speed limits and traffic signals to help reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes and to save lives.
Contact Info:
Lieutenant Trevor Arnold
(541)774-2272

trevor.arnold@cityofmedford.org
 

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