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Traffic Regulations

Orders of the Commissioner of Transportation


Speed Limits for State Roads


Route NJ 15

(a)

The rate of speed for the certain parts of State Highway Route NJ 15 described in this subsection are hereby established and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed:

1.

In Morris County:

i. In the Town of Dover:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 25 MPH between the southernmost intersection of Route US 46 (McFarlan Street)-Route NJ 15 and Fairview Avenue (approximate mileposts 0.00 to 0.49); thence

(B) Zone 2: 35 MPH between Fairview Avenue and the Town of Dover - Rockaway Township corporate line, except for 25 MPH when passing through the North Dover Elementary School Zone in the vicinity of the crosswalk at the intersection of Goodale Avenue and for the Dover High School zone in the vicinity of the crosswalk at the intersection of Grace Street, during recess, when the presence of children is clearly visible from the roadway or while children are going to or leaving school, during opening or closing hours (approximate mileposts 0.49 to 1.35); thence

(2)

For the northbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line 105 feet north of North Street and the northernmost Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line (at Mount Pleasant Avenue) (approximate mileposts 1.40 to 1.61); thence

ii. In the Township of Rockaway:

(1)

For the northbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the southernmost Town of Dover - Rockaway Township corporate line and the Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line 105 feet north of North Street (approximate mileposts 1.35 to 1.40); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between the northernmost Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line (at Mount Pleasant Avenue) and the southernmost Rockaway Township - Wharton Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 1.61 to 1.65); thence

(C) Zone 3: 55 MPH between the Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line at the ramp from Main Street to the northernmost Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 2.51 to 2.70); thence

(2)

For the southbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the southernmost Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line and the northernmost Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line (at Mount Pleasant Avenue) (approximate mileposts 1.35 to 1.61); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between the northernmost Town of Dover – Rockaway Township corporate line (at Mount Pleasant Avenue) and the southernmost Rockaway Township - Wharton Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 1.61 to 1.65); thence

(3)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the northernmost Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line and the Rockaway Township – Jefferson Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 2.70 to 3.66); thence

iii. In the Borough of Wharton:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 40 MPH between the southernmost Rockaway Township - Wharton Borough corporate line and the Route I-80 interchange (approximate mileposts 1.65 to 2.05); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between the Route I-80 interchange and the Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line at the ramp from Main Street (approximate mileposts 2.05 to 2.51); thence

(2)

For the southbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line at the ramp from Main Street to the northernmost Wharton Borough – Rockaway Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 2.51 to 2.70); thence

iv. In the Township of Jefferson:

(1)

For the northbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Rockaway Township – Jefferson Township corporate line and the Jefferson Township – Sparta Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 3.66 to 8.90); thence

(2)

For the southbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Rockaway Township – Jefferson Township corporate line and 2,000 feet north of Taylor Road (approximate mileposts 3.66 to 4.83); thence

(B) Zone 2: 50 MPH between 2,000 feet north of Taylor Road and 3,000 feet south of Edison Road (County Route  615) (approximate mileposts 4.83 to 5.38); thence

(C) Zone 3: 40 MPH between 3,000 feet south of Edison Road (County Route 615) and 1,500 feet south of Lake Shawnee (approximate mileposts 5.38 to 6.44); thence

(D) Zone 4: 50 MPH between 1,500 feet south of Lake Shawnee and the bridge over Lake Shawnee (approximate mileposts 6.44 to 6.72); thence

(E) Zone 5: 55 MPH between the bridge over lake Shawnee and the Jefferson Township – Sparta Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 6.72 to 8.90); thence

2.

In Sussex County:

NOTE: State Highway Route NJ 15 is coincident with State Highway Route NJ 94 from approximate mileposts 16.61 to 16.89.

i. In the Township of Sparta:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Jefferson Township – Sparta Township corporate line and the northernmost intersection of Route NJ 181 (approximate mileposts 8.90 to 14.11); thence

(B) Zone 2: 50 MPH between the northernmost intersection of Route NJ 181 and the Sparta Township - Lafayette Township line (approximate mileposts 14.11 to 16.16); thence

ii. In the Township of Lafayette:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Lafayette Township - Sparta Township line and 350 feet north of the northernmost intersection of Father Johns Road (approximate mileposts 16.16 to 16.32); thence

(B) Zone 2: 35 MPH between 350 feet north of the northernmost intersection of Father Johns Road and 400 feet north of Statesville Quarry Road (approximate mileposts 16.32 to 18.36); thence

(C) Zone 3: 50 MPH between 400 feet north of Statesville Quarry Road and the Lafayette Township – Frankford Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 18.36 to 19.43); thence

iii. In the Township Frankford:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Lafayette Township – Frankford Township corporate line and Route US 206-County Route 565 (end of route) (approximate mileposts 19.42 to 19.53).

 

 
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