City of Shrewsbury, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross Reference—As to designated speed limits, see sch. XII.
The State traffic laws regulating the speed of vehicles shall be applicable upon all streets within the City, except that the City may by ordinance declare and determine upon the basis of engineering and traffic investigation that certain speed regulations shall be applicable upon specified streets or in certain areas, in which event it shall be unlawful for any person to drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of any speed so declared when signs are in place giving notice thereof, but no City ordinance shall regulate the speed of vehicles upon controlled access highways of the State.
[CC 1976 §320.020]
The City Traffic Engineer is authorized to regulate the timing of traffic signals so as to permit the movement of traffic in an orderly and safe manner at speeds slightly at variance from the speeds otherwise applicable within the district or at intersections and shall erect appropriate signs giving notice thereof.
[CC 1976 §320.010; Ord. No. 1350 §1, 4-11-1979]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle except emergency vehicles within the City in excess of twenty-five (25) mph unless a higher or lower maximum rate of speed has been authorized by ordinance, and when signs have been erected giving notice thereof. Those speed limits which have been established as exceptions to this Section are set forth in Schedule XII.