2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 39 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic Regulation
Section 39:4-8.10 - Construction Of Speed Humps, Traffic Calming Measures By Municipality, County.

NJ Rev Stat § 39:4-8.10 (2016) What's This?

39:4-8.10 Construction of speed humps, traffic calming measures by municipality, county.

2. a. Pursuant to the provisions of section 3 of P.L.2004, c.107 (C.39:4-8.11), a municipality or county may, without the approval of the commissioner, construct a speed hump on two-lane residential streets and on one-way residential streets under municipal or county jurisdiction with a posted speed of 30 mph or less and which have fewer than 3,000 vehicles per day. The board of directors of any corporation, or the board of trustees of any corporation or other institution of a public or semipublic nature not for pecuniary profit, having control over private roads, may construct or provide for the construction of a speed hump on any private road subject to the provisions of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes, pursuant to P.L.1945, c.284 (C.39:5A-1 et seq.).

b.Pursuant to the provisions of section 3 of P.L.2004, c.107 (C.39:4-8.11), a municipality or county may, without the approval of the commissioner, construct traffic calming measures where appropriate, which may include, but are not limited to, speed humps on streets under municipal or county jurisdiction with a posted speed of 30 mph or less and which have fewer than 3,000 vehicles per day when any road construction project or repair of a street set forth in this subsection is undertaken and located within 500 feet of that street is a school or any property used for school purposes.

c.Pursuant to the provisions of section 3 of P.L.2004, c.107 (C.39:4-8.11), a municipality or county may, without the approval of the commissioner, construct traffic calming measures in business districts on streets, other than on a street designated as a coastal evacuation route by the Office of Emergency Management in the Division of the State Police, under municipal or county jurisdiction. The traffic calming measure shall comply with specifications provided in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways and any other department rule or regulation governing traffic calming measures. For the purposes of this subsection, "business district" shall have the same meaning as provided in R.S.39:1-1.

d.Prior to a municipality or county constructing a speed hump which places any impact on roadways in an adjoining municipality or county, the governing board or body of the municipality or county shall provide appropriate notice to the adjoining municipality or county.

e.Prior to a municipality or county constructing a speed hump or other traffic calming measure which places any impact on a State roadway, the county or municipality shall obtain the approval of the commissioner.

L.2004, c.107, s.2; amended 2005, c.221; 2008, c.110, s.5; 2015, c.3, s.2.


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