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Town of Johnston, RI
Providence County
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When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall operate any vehicle with a gross weight in excess of the amounts specified at any time upon any of the streets so designated.
When signs are erected giving notice thereof, no person shall operate any commercial vehicle exceeding limitations of pounds gross weight at any time upon any of the streets so designated, except that such vehicles may be operated thereon for the purpose of delivering or picking up materials or merchandise and then only by entering such street at the intersection nearest the destination of the vehicle and proceeding thereon no farther than the nearest intersection thereafter.
It is hereby determined upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation that the size permitted by state law is also applicable upon the streets or parts of streets in this Town unless designated otherwise.
[Amended 8-13-1985 by Ord. No. 582]
Trucks over one and one-half tons gross weight and truck tractors are hereby excluded from the streets or parts of streets or highways described below, except for any truck or truck tractor owned or used by the Town of Johnston, or the State of Rhode Island, or any truck tractor used for the delivery or service of fuel oil, electric power or natural gas.
Name of Street
Location
Hours
Armento Street
Entire
10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Elsie Drive
[Added 12-12-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-30]
From Verizon Pole No. 1/National Grid Pole No. 50 north to the end of street
24 hours
Hargreaves Street
[Added 3-11-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-1]
Entire
24 hours
Hedley Avenue
Entire
24 hours
Lee Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Merino Street
Entire
24 hours
Scituate Avenue
From Atwood Avenue to Central Pike
Venise Avenue
[Added 6-11-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-7]
Entire
24 hours
Vermont Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
[Added 2-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2003-16]
A. 
Purpose. Trucks and commercial vehicles are prohibited from using or driving on Taylor Road at all times.
B. 
Exemptions.
(1) 
The following vehicles are exempt from the provisions of this section:
(a) 
Emergency vehicles, i.e., police and fire apparatus.
(b) 
School buses.
(c) 
Trucks and commercial vehicles delivering goods and services to the residents of Taylor Road.
(d) 
Any vehicle with a gross vehicular weight of less than 4,500 pounds.
(2) 
A suburban vehicle, as defined in R.I.G.L. § 31-1-3, is not deemed to be a truck or commercial vehicle for the purposes of this section.
C. 
Notice. The appropriate signs shall be placed at the entrance to Taylor Road outlining the conditions of this section.
D. 
Penalty. Any violation hereof shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $200.
E. 
Enforcement. The Johnston Police Department shall enforce this section.
[Added 11-9-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-15]
A. 
Purpose. Trucks and commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) in excess of 80,000 pounds are prohibited from using or driving on Priscilla Lane unless they are delivering or picking up materials or merchandise pursuant to § 220-87 of the Town Ordinances.
[Amended 2-13-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-2]
B. 
Notice. The appropriate signs shall be placed at the entrance to Priscilla Lane outlining the prohibitions of this section.
C. 
Penalty. Any violation hereof shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $200.
D. 
Enforcement. The Johnston Police Department shall enforce this section.
E. 
Exemption. All Town of Johnston vehicles are exempt from this article.
[Amended 2-11-1985 by Ord. No. 556; 8-13-1985 by Ord. No. 581; 8-12-1986 by Ord. No. 637; 9-8-1986 by Ord. No. 644; 9-8-1986 by Ord. No. 646; 9-14-1987 by Ord. No. 708; 9-10-1990 by Ord. No. 820; Ord. No. 858; 1-19-1993 by Ord. No. 884; 6-12-1995 by Ord. No. 907; 4-8-1996 by Ord. No. 963; 6-10-1996 by Ord. No. 974; 7-8-1996 by Ord. No. 977; 8-12-1997 by Ord. No. 1018; 12-26-1997 by Ord. No. 1021; 12-26-1997 by Ord. No. 1022; 2-9-1998 by Ord. No. 1025; 7-13-1998 by Ord. No. 1038]
A. 
Through trucking is hereby prohibited on Sundays and legal holidays.
B. 
No persons, firms, corporations, or associations, who may otherwise be authorized shall be allowed to carry on the business of through trucking in the Town of Johnston on Sundays and legal holidays. In addition, the operation of the business of trucking is prohibited on the streets or parts of streets or highways, during the hours specified below:
Name of Street
Location
Hours
Allendale Avenue
[Amended 3-13-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-3]
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Armento Street
Entire
10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Cecil Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Diaz Street
From its intersection with Armento Street in an easterly and westerly direction
Prohibited at all times
Everbloom Drive
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Goldsmith Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Green Valley Drive
[Added 3-13-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-3]
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Lafayette Street
From its intersection with George Waterman Road and Tyler Avenue
Prohibited at all times
Lee Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Luther Court
[Added 9-19-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-11]
From the intersection of Luther Street to Abatecola Way
Prohibited at all times
Old Pocasset Road
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Pezzullo Street
[Added 2-13-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-1]
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Reservoir Avenue
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Scituate Avenue
From its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue in a westerly direction to its intersection with Green Hill Avenue and on Scituate Avenue from its intersection with Green Hill Avenue in an easterly direction to its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue
Prohibited at all times
Scituate Avenue
From its overpass with Route 295 in a westerly direction to its intersection with Shun Pike, no commercial motor vehicle may enter or exit the aforementioned area from the easterly side of said overpass nor exit through the aforementioned area by use of the overpass
Prohibited at all times
Scituate Avenue
From its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue in a westerly direction to its intersection with Shun Pike and on Scituate Avenue from its intersection with Shun Pike in an easterly direction to its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue.
Prohibited at all times
Scituate Avenue
From its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue in a westerly direction to the center of the Scituate Avenue Route 295 overpass and from Scituate Avenue Route 295 overpass in an easterly direction to its intersection with Simmonsville Avenue, and Kimball and Fountain Streets in either direction
Prohibited at all times
Scituate Avenue
From its intersection with Fountain Street in a westerly direction to the Scituate Avenue Route 295 overpass and from the Scituate Avenue Route 295 overpass in an easterly direction to its intersection with Fountain Street
Prohibited at all times
Sheridan Street
From its intersection with George Waterman Road and Tyler Avenue
Prohibited at all times
Tara Street
Entire
Prohibited at all times
Vermont Street
Entire
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.