Township of Lower Macungie, PA
Lehigh County
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[Ord. 2011-12, 10/6/2011]
1. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 4902(a), it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drive any vehicle or combination having a gross weight in excess of the maximum prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street, as the case may be:
Street or Bridge
Between
Maximum Gross Weight
Ash Lane Bridge
Over Toad Creek
26 tons, except combinations 34 tons
Church Lane Bridge
Between Trexlertown Road and Lower Macungie Road spanning Norfolk Southern Railroad
5 tons
Church Street Bridge
Between Alburtis Road and the Alburtis Borough
5 tons
Gehman Road Bridge
Over the Swabia Creek
25 tons
Macungie Road Bridge
[Amended by Ord. 2017-13, 11/2/2017]
Over the Little Lehigh Creek
14 tons
Mill Race Road Bridge
Over the Little Lehigh Creek
13 tons, except combinations 19 tons
Orchard Road Bridge
Over the Swabia Creek
17 tons, except combinations 30 tons
Smith Lane Bridge
Over the Little Lehigh Creek
18 tons, except combinations 28 tons
Wild Cherry Lane
[Added by Ord. 2014-02, 1/16/2014]
Sauerkraut Lane and Lower Macungie Road
21 tons, except combinations 29 tons
Wild Cherry Lane Bridge
Over the Little Lehigh Creek
24 tons, except combinations 33 tons
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under §§ 4902(a) and 4902(g-1) of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 4902(a), 4902(g-1) and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $150 plus $150 for each 500 pounds, or part thereof, in excess of 3,000 pounds over the maximum allowable weight, and costs.
[Ord. 2011-12, 10/6/2011]
1. 
On the following bridges and streets or parts of streets, by authority granted by § 4902(a) of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 4902(a), it shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle or combination in violation of the size restrictions prescribed below for that bridge or street or part of street:
Street or Bridge
Between
Restrictions
Creamery Road
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Weilers Road and State Route 100 (except for local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Dragonfly Lane
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Schoeneck Road and State Route 100 (except for local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Elm Road
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Weilers Road and Spring Creek Road (except for local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Gehman Road
[Added by Ord. 2014-04, 3/6/2014; amended by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Scenic View Drive and Mountain Road (except local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Locust Lane
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Brookdale Road and Mertztown Road (except for local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Orchard Road
[Added by Ord. 2014-04, 3/6/2014; amended by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Scenic View Drive and Mountain Road (except local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Quarry Road
[Repealed by Ord. 2014-04, 3/6/2014]
Schoeneck Road
[Repealed by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
In the northbound traveling lane from Route 100 for a distance of 340 feet
40 feet
Schoeneck Road
[Added by Ord. 2014-04, 3/6/2014; amended by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Scenic View Drive and Mountain Road (except local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Walbert Lane
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Locust Lane and Weilers Road (except for local deliveries)
40 feet or longer
Willow Spur
[Added by Ord. 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
Lower Macungie Road and Willow Lane (except for local deliveries)
30 feet or longer
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be prosecuted under §§ 4902(a) and 4902(g)(1) of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 4902(a), 4902(g)(1) and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $75 and costs.
[Ord. 2011-12, 10/6/2011; as amended by Ord. 2016-02, 3/17/2016; by 2017-05, 4/6/2017; and by 2017-12, 9/21/2017]
1. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a truck on any of the following streets or parts of streets, provided nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from driving an emergency vehicle on any of those streets or parts of streets, or from driving on any of those streets or parts of streets a truck or other commercial vehicle making local deliveries to or pickups from premises located along that street or part of a street:
Street
Between
Restriction
Mill Creek Road
From Route 100 to Spring Creek Road
Sauerkraut Lane
All portions
South Krocks Road
South of Route 6222 (Hamilton Boulevard and north of Lower Macungie Road)
2. 
Any person who violates any provision of this section, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.