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ORDINANCE NO. 1400

AN ORDINANCE to amend Section 16-401 of Article 4, Rules of the Road, of Chapter 16, entitled “Traffic Regulations”, of the Municipal Code of the City of Chadron, Nebraska; to provide for exceptions to the general speed regulations on the streets within the City of Chadron, and to establish and fix the maximum speeds in the various zones on Highway US-20 and Highway US-385 within the City limits of the City of Chadron; to repeal original Section 16-401, and all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; directing the publication of the Ordinance and prescribing the time when this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHADRON, DAWES COUNTY, NEBRASKA:

Section 1. Section 16-401 of Article 4, Rules of Road, of Chapter 16 entitled Traffic Regulations, of the Municipal Code of the City of Chadron, Nebraska is hereby amended to read as follows:

16-401. SPEED, GENERAL; EXCEPTIONS. No person shall operate a motor vehicle on any street, alley or other place within the City, at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper, having regard for the traffic and roadway and the condition of the street, or at such a speed as to endanger life, limb or property of any person, and under no circumstances in excess of twenty-five (25) miles per hour, except as is hereinafter provided:

In the business district, wherein the maximum speed is hereby fixed at twenty (20) miles per hour;

On Tenth Street between the intersection of Maple Street and Highway US-385, wherein the maximum speed is hereby fixed at thirty (30) miles per hour;

On Highway US-20 between the intersection of Highway US-20 and Highway US-385 and 700 feet east of Linden Street, a distance of approximately 600 feet; the maximum speed is hereby fixed at thirty (30) miles per hour; and

On Highway US-20 between a line 700 feet east of Linden Street and west to the west corporate limits or at Stockade Road, a distance of approximately feet, the maximum speed is fixed at forty-five (45) miles per hour; and

On Highway US-385 between the intersection of Highway US-20 and Highway US-385 and a line 200 feet south of the intersection of Tenth Street, wherein the maximum speed is hereby fixed at forty-five (45) miles per hour; and

On Highway US-385 between a line 200 feet south of the intersection of Tenth Street and the south line of Sixteenth Street, wherein the maximum speed is hereby fixed at fifty-five (55) miles per hour.

Section 2. That original Section 16-401 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chadron, Nebraska, and all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are hereby repealed.

Section 3. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

Passed, approved and ordered published this 18th day of December, 2017.

CITY OF CHADRON

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/s/ John Coates

Mayor

ATTEST:

/s/ Donna J. Rust

City Clerk

(S E A L)

Publish Dec. 27, 2017

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