Speed limit on Gallatin goes up

DOWNEY - The speed limit on Gallatin Road between Tweedy Lane and Paramount Boulevard was increased from 25 MPH to 30 MPH on Tuesday after approval from the City Council.The speed limit increase was recommended by traffic engineers and the city's Public Works Committee after reviewing data from a pair of traffic surveys. City officials said they also took "school-related traffic" into consideration. Traffic surveys are necessary in order to establish radar-enforceable speed limits, officials said.

********** Published: November 24, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 32