City of Maryville, MO
Nodaway County
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Section 320.010 State Speed Laws Applicable.

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.

Section 320.020 Regulation of Speed by Traffic Signals.

The City Manager 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.

Section 320.030 Speed Limits.

[R.O. 2008 §315.040; Ord. No. 4893 §1, 7-18-1990; Ord. No. 5241 §1, 10-17-1994; Ord. No. 5293 §1, 4-10-1995; Ord. No. 5460 §1, 9-23-1996; Ord. No. 6120 §1, 9-28-1998; Ord. No. 6163 §1, 2-8-1999; Ord. No. 6194 §1, 5-10-1999; Ord. No. 6275 §1, 4-24-2000; Ord. No. 6293 §1, 5-22-2000; Ord. No. 6526 §1 — 2, 3-3-2003; Ord. No. 7799 §1, 10-12-2015]
A. 
No vehicle shall be operated at a rate of speed in excess of the posted speed signs.
B. 
The speed regulations upon those highways and streets or parts of highways and streets where there are no posted speed limit signs, shall be twenty-five (25) miles per hour. The speed limitations upon these streets with a right-of-way of less than twenty (20) feet in width, commonly known as "alleys," shall be ten (10) miles per hour.
C. 
The following shall be specifically designated speed limits contrary to Subsection (B):
1. 
First Street.
From east City limits to 102 River
55 miles per hour
From 102 River to east 1700 block
45 miles per hour
From east 1700 block to Depot Street
35 miles per hour
From Depot Street to Davis Street
30 miles per hour
From center line of Country Club Road eastward to one hundred fifty (150) feet west of Faustiana Place
45 miles per hour
From one hundred fifty (150) feet west of Faustiana Place eastward to center line of Ray Avenue
35 miles per hour
From the center line of Ray Avenue eastward to center line of Mulberry Street
30 miles per hour
2. 
Third Street.
From Depot Street to Davis Street
35 miles per hour
From Davis Street to Vine Street
25 miles per hour
3. 
Seventh Street.
From Depot Street to Davis Street
30 miles per hour
4. 
Sixteenth Street.
From west City limits to Main Street
35 miles per hour
5. 
Buchanan Street.
From Lincoln Street to Jenkins Street
30 miles per hour
6. 
College Avenue.
From Country Club Road to Grand Street
30 miles per hour
7. 
Country Club Road.
From First Street to north City limits
30 miles per hour
8. 
Depot Street.
From north City limits to Third Street
35 miles per hour
From Third Street to Halsey Street
30 miles per hour
9. 
Edwards Street.
From Saunders Street to Vine Street
30 miles per hour
10. 
Main Street.
From United States 71 at the south end of Main Street to Route V
40 miles per hour
From Route V to South Avenue
35 miles per hour
From South Avenue to Jenkins Street
30 miles per hour
From north City limits to the point the extension of the southern boundary of the tract of real estate recorded and described in Book 359, Page 48, in the Recorder's Office of Nodaway County, Missouri, would intersect Main Street
55 miles per hour
From the point the extension of the southern boundary of the tract of real estate recorded and described in Book 359, Page 48, in the Recorder's Office of Nodaway County, Missouri, would intersect Main Street to Sixteenth Street
45 miles per hour
From Sixteenth Street to Sixth Street
35 miles per hour
11. 
Munn Avenue.
From Route V to First Street
30 miles per hour
12. 
Route V.
West City limits to Main Street
40 miles per hour
West City limits east to Business Route 71
40 miles per hour
13. 
South Avenue.
From west City limits to Main Street
35 miles per hour
From Main Street east to Lieber Street
25 miles per hour
From Lieber Street east to United States Highway 71
35 miles per hour
14. 
Business Route 71.
From Route V south to United States Highway 71
40 miles per hour
15. 
Second Street.
East Second Street, 300 block, 400 block and 500 block
20 miles per hour
16. 
United States 71 Bypass.
From the south City limits to the north City limits
55 miles per hour
D. 
The City Manager or his/her duly authorized representative is hereby authorized to have erected speed limit signs in such places as said City Manager or his/her duly authorized representative shall deem necessary.
E. 
Violations of this Section shall be an ordinance violation.

Section 320.040 Slow Speed — Regulations.

No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with law. Peace Officers may enforce the provisions of this Section by directions to drivers, and in the event of apparent willful disobedience to this provision and refusal to comply with direction of an officer in accordance herewith, the continued slow operation by a driver is an ordinance violation.

Section 320.050 Special Speed Limits on Roadways.

No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon those portions of the roadways which are set forth and described in Section 320.030 at a rate of speed in excess of that speed limit set for such portions of the roadways by said Section.