WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ontario City Council is moving forward with a recommendation to the Ohio Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit on portions of Park Ave. West after reviewing the results of a recent speed limit study. }}" />

   
 
 
Council moves forward with suggestions from traffic study

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 9/20/2013

Ontario City Council is moving forward with a recommendation to the Ohio Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit on portions of Park Avenue West after reviewing the results of a recent speed limit study.

Council approved an ordinance Thursday to lower the speed limit from 50mph to 45mph along Park Ave. West and Ohio 309.

"The reason behind this is we've had some significants accidents on that street. We actually wanted ODOT to lower the speed limit to 35 mph but the study determined 45mph was as low as they could go," Mayor Larry Collins said.

In other business, council approved an ordinance authorizing Mayor Collins to enter into a sales agreement with Jones Development Company Property Group, LLC, for the purchase of more than 22 acres of real estate in Ontario Industrial Park at 850 Beer Rd.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Guard your personal identity information with your life, or you could end-up like the victim in a case which has resulted in the indictment of 28-year-old Robert Hardesty of Mansfield. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield City Schools will offer a free week-long Fresh Start Kindergarten Readiness Camp Aug. 11-15 at Springmill Learning Center, 1200 Nestor Drive. Full Story
 
Image1 The landscaping talents of a few Ontario residents and businesses has garnered them a top award. Full Story
Image1 The Matt Sauder Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, August 2. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Matt Sauder Memorial Ride To Be Held August 2

WIC Discusses Survey And Customer Service

A Scientific Summer Offered At Marvin Memorial Library

OSU-Mansfield/NC State Celebrate Internship Program

RCT Board Reviews Fare Increase Impact On Ridership

Ohio Governor Candidate Ed Fitzgerald Makes Local Visit

First United Methodist Church Puts On Community Picnic

Farm To Plate Program Features Local Chefs

STOP Shelter Holds Kitten Shower

More News