Township of North Versailles, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of North Versailles as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 260.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 282.
[Adopted 12-19-2013 by Ord. No. 1088]
A. 
The operation of vehicular travel on certain streets in the Township is found to cause excessive damage and wear on those streets. The result is an adverse affect on the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of North Versailles Township.
B. 
Attached as Exhibit "A"[1] is the professional opinion of Glenn Engineering dated November 18, 2013, which opinion is incorporated into and made a part of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said exhibit is on file in the Township offices.
The following named public streets in the Township shall have a weight limit prohibiting vehicular traffic weighing more than the limit set forth:
Street Name
Weight Limit
(tons)
Kline Avenue from Greensburg Pike to Central Avenue
6
Highwood Avenue for its entire length
8
Lincoln Avenue for its entire length
6
Exempted from the application of this weight restriction are vehicles making local deliveries, garbage and trash collection vehicles and passenger buses.
Public notice of the limits established shall be set forth on road signs facing oncoming traffic to be posted at the termini of the affected streets and at each intersection in each direction.
Any person who violates or knowingly permits the violation of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a civil violation before a District Judge, pay a fine of not less than $300 and not more than $1,000, plus court costs, including reasonable attorneys fees incurred by North Versailles Township for prosecution.