2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. Motor Vehicles
ARTICLE 21. TRAFFIC REGULATION
CHAPTER 3. Traffic Control Signals
9-21-3-2. Installation; traffic engineering studies; vicinity of schools; special hearing

Universal Citation: IN Code § 9-21-3-2 (2018)
IC 9-21-3-2 Installation; traffic engineering studies; vicinity of schools; special hearing

     Sec. 2. (a) Each traffic signal installation on a street or highway within Indiana must comply with the installation guidelines set forth in the Indiana Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways.

     (b) The Indiana department of transportation shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2, including emergency rules adopted in the manner provided under IC 4-22-2-37.1, to establish a procedure for approving the installation of traffic control signals under this chapter. The rules must include the following:

(1) A procedure that requires a traffic engineering study that verifies that the installation of a traffic control signal at a particular location is necessary.

(2) A procedure that does not require a traffic engineering study that verifies that the installation of a traffic control signal at a particular location is necessary.

     (c) If:

(1) the proposed installation is in the immediate vicinity of a school; and

(2) the installation does not meet the requirements of this section;

the governmental unit responsible for the control of traffic at the location shall grant a special hearing on the question to a person who has properly petitioned for the installation of a traffic signal.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-3.1-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.196-2017, SEC.8.

 

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