City of Aurora, MO
Lawrence County
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[Code 1972 §21-3; CC 1988 §§26-156, 26-159; Ord. No. 79-1765, 10-22-1979; Ord. No. 86-1921 §1, 11-10-1986; Ord. No. 89-1994 §1, 11-13-1989; Ord. No. 96-2245 §1, 9-24-1995; Ord. No. 97-2277 §§1 — 2, 6-10-1997; Ord. No. 99-2388, 5-25-1999; Ord. No. 2000-2442, 9-12-2000]
No person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle or motorcycle in excess of the following posted speed limits upon and along the following designated streets within the City:
Location
Speed
A.
Specific.
Alley-way beginning 120 feet west of Elliott Street, between Hadley and Elm
5 m.p.h.
 
 
 
 
Lewis Shaw, from College to Bus. 60
10 m.p.h.
All Mobile Home Park Roads
 
 
 
 
Hudson between Church and Highland Street
15 m.p.h.
Wolfe Road north of Business 60 Highway
 
 
 
 
College, (East to West)
20 m.p.h.
College, from Rinker to Jefferson
Delta, from Morgan to Elliott
Harrison, from Springfield to Church
Lee, from Morgan to Elliott
Locust, from Washington to Jefferson
Lincoln, from Pearl to St. Louis
McNatt, from Myrtle to High
Olive, from Washington to Jefferson
Pearl Street
Pleasant Street, from Lewis Shaw Drive to Carnation Street
Pleasant, from Washington to Jefferson
Plumb Street
Roosevelt, from Church to Olive
South Street, from Lewis Shaw
Springfield Street
Springfield, from Roosevelt to Washington
Wilson, from Myrtle to High
 
 
 
 
39 Hwy, from Madison to Elliott
25 m.p.h.
Elliott Street, from Church to Olive
Elliott Street, from Olive to High Street
Locust Street, from Washington to Elliott
Pleasant Street, from Washington to Elliott
Price Street
Sunshine Drive
Tyler Street, from Hadley to Daniels
 
 
 
 
Carnation, from Olive to south City Limits
30 m.p.h.
Exception: Between the signs located 495 feet north of U.S. West Business 60 (South Street) and 815 feet south of U.S. Highway 39, to be reduced to a 20 mph School Zone between the hours of 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. while school is in session.
20 m.p.h.
Hadley Street (East to West)
30 m.p.h.
High Street
Hudson, from Church to Prospect
Jefferson Street
Lewis Shaw, from College to Olive
Lincoln, from Church to Springfield Streets
Locust Street, from Roosevelt to Washington
Pleasant Street, from Carnation to Washington
Prospect (East to West)
Roosevelt Street
 
 
 
 
39 Hwy, (Elliott Street), from South City Limits
35 m.p.h.
39 Hwy, from Olive to Madison
Church Street, from Hudson to Lakeview
Elliott Street, from South City Limits to Church Street
 
 
 
 
39 Hwy, from Olive to North City Limits
45 m.p.h.
60 Hwy, East to West City Limits
Church Street, from East City Limits to Hudson
Elliott Street, from High Street to North City Limits
South Street from Lakeview
 
 
 
 
B.
In General.
No person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle or motorcycle in excess of thirty (30) miles per hour upon and along any other street or highway within the City, not designated above, unless such highway is a State or Federal highway and posted with a higher rate of speed.
30 m.p.h.
Except as hereinafter provided, on any divided highway designated as part of the federal interstate system, no vehicle shall be operated at a speed of less than forty (40) miles per hour, except when a slower speed is required for safe operation of the vehicle because of weather or other special conditions.
40 m.p.h.
Agricultural implements, self-propelled hay-hauling equipment, implements of husbandry and vehicles transporting such vehicles or equipment may be operated occasionally on interstate highways for short distances at a speed of less than forty (40) miles per hour is such vehicle or equipment is operated under a special permit issued by the Chief Engineer of the State Department of Highways and Transportation pursuant to RSMo., Section 304.200 and the regulations established pursuant thereto.
40 m.p.h.
The maximum speed limit of all vehicles passing along Highway 39 from St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad tracks north to the City limits shall be forty-five (45) miles per hour.
45 m.p.h.
In the City where the speed limit is not set by local authority, no vehicle shall be operated at a speed in excess of forty-five (45) miles per hour, except as provided in RSMo., Section 304.012.
45 m.p.h.
Except as otherwise provided by law no truck registered for gross weight of more than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds shall be operated at any time in excess of sixty (60) miles per hour.
60 m.p.h.
On any other road or highway in the State when lighted lamps are required by law. As used in this Schedule the word "truck" means any vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer or semi-trailer, or any combination thereof, propelled or drawn by mechanical power and designed for or used in the transportation of property upon the highways.
60 m.p.h.
On any other road or highway in the State when lighted lamps are not required by law.
65 m.p.h.
On any undivided highway designated and marked as a Federal route or any State-maintained highway designated as suitable for and marked by the State Highways and Transportation Commission with appropriate speed limit signs when lighted lamps are required by law;
65 m.p.h.
 
 
 
 
C.
The limits on speeds set by this Schedule do not apply to the operation of any emergency vehicle as defined in RSMo., Section 304.022. Nothing in this Schedule shall make the speeds prescribed herein lawful in a situation that requires lower speed for compliance with the basic rule declared in Section 320.030.