CHAPTER 11
SPEED LIMITS

SECTION:

10-11-1:    Speed Limits

10-11-1 SPEED LIMITS:

A.    The speed limit on all streets within the City limits is hereby established to be twenty five (25) miles per hour unless otherwise posted by the City or the State of Washington Highway Commission, including the following designated streets constituting a part of the State Highway System:

1.    South 3rd Street (S.R. 900 eastbound) from Rainier Avenue South (S.R. 167) to Mill Avenue South.

2.    Mill Avenue South (S.R. 900 northbound) from South 3rd Street to Bronson Way South.

3.    Bronson Way North and Bronson Way South (S.R. 900) from Main Avenue South to Sunset Boulevard North.

4.    South 2nd Street (S.R. 900 westbound) from Main Avenue South to Rainier Avenue South (S.R. 167).

5.    Main Avenue South (S.R. 515) from South Grady Way to South 3rd Street (S.R. 900). (Ord. 3918, 6-17-85)

6.    Lake Washington Boulevard north from North Park Drive to I-405. (Ord. 4062, 5-4-87)

7.    North 3rd Street from Logan Avenue North to Sunset Boulevard North (S.R. 900). (Ord. 4101, 12-14-87)

8.    Northeast 16th Street from Aberdeen Avenue Northeast to Jones Avenue Northeast – Jones Avenue Northeast from Northeast 16th Street to Northeast 24th Street. (Ord. 4332, 11-18-91)

9.    Aberdeen Avenue Northeast from Sunset Boulevard Northeast (S.R. 900) to Northeast 27th Street. (Ord. 5765, 9-21-2015)

B.    The speed limit on the following designated streets is hereby established to be thirty (30) miles per hour:

1.    Sunset Boulevard North, Sunset Boulevard Northeast, except that portion of Queen Avenue Northeast and east City limits, and Northeast Sunset Boulevard (S.R. 900) from Maple Valley Highway easterly to City limits.

2.    Talbot Road South from South 26th Street to South Puget Drive.

3.    Taylor Avenue Northwest from Renton Avenue Extension to Taylor Place Northeast.

4. Taylor Place Northwest from Taylor Avenue Northwest to Stevens Avenue Northwest.

5.    Renton Avenue Extension from Rainier Avenue north to west City limits.

6.    Park Avenue North from Bronson Way North to Garden Avenue North.

7.    North 4th Street from Logan Avenue North to Factory Avenue North.

8.    North 3rd Place from Factory Avenue North to North 3rd Street.

9.    Edmonds Avenue Northeast from Sunset Boulevard Northeast (S.R. 900) to Northeast 27th Street.

10.    Northeast 27th Street from Edmonds Avenue Northeast to Kennewick Place Northeast.

11.    Kennewick Place Northeast from Northeast 27th Street to Northeast 30th Street.

12.    Northeast 30th Street from Kennewick Place Northeast to FAI-405 (Freeway). (Ord. 3918, 6-17-85; amd. Ord. 4332, 11-18-91)

13.    Houser Way North, from Lake Washington Boulevard to North 4th Street.

14.    Union Avenue Northeast from Northeast 4th Street to north City limits.

15.    Edmonds Avenue S.E. from S.E. Puget Drive to S.E. 161st Street, with the exception of the school zone. The school zone established around Cascade Elementary School shall remain in force dependent on time of day or the presence of children.

16.    116th Avenue SE from 161st Street to SE 192nd Street, with the exception of the school zone. The school zone established around Benson Hill Elementary School shall remain in force dependent on time of day or the presence of children.

17.    Southeast May Valley Road from City limits near Coal Creek Parkway to City limits near Nile Avenue Northeast.

18.    Nile Avenue Northeast from Southeast May Valley Road to City limits near Northeast 23rd Street. (Ord. 5494, 9-14-09; Ord. 5765, 9-21-2015; Ord. 5815, 9-26-2016)

C.    The speed limit on the following designated streets is hereby established to be thirty five (35) miles per hour:

1.    Southwest Sunset Boulevard (S.R. 900) from Rainier Avenue South (S.R. 167) westerly to west City limits.

2.    Rainier Avenue South from South Grady Way northerly to the north City limits.

3.    East Valley Freeway (S.R. 167) from one-half (1/2) mile south of South Grady Way to South Grady Way.

4.    South Grady Way and Southwest Grady Way from Main Avenue South to west City limits.

5.    Benson Road South (S.R. 515) from South Grady Way to the south City limits.

6.    Airport Way from Rainier Avenue South (S.R. 167) to Logan Avenue South.

7.    Logan Avenue South and Logan Avenue North from Airport Way to North 8th Street. (Ord. 3918, 6-17-85)

8.    Lake Washington Boulevard N.E. at I-405 to the north City limits. (Ord. 4062, 5-4-87)

9.    Northeast 3rd Street from Sunset Boulevard North (S.R. 900) to Jefferson Avenue Northeast.

10.    Northeast 4th Street from Jefferson Avenue Northeast to easterly City limits.

11.    Talbot Road South from South Grady Way to South Puget Drive and from South 26th Street to south City limits.

12.    North Park Drive and Northeast Park Drive (S.R. 900) from Garden Avenue North to Sunset Boulevard Northeast.

13.    South Puget Drive from Benson Road South to Talbot Road South.

14.    Southwest 16th Street extending from that certain drainage channel at Longacres to the East Valley Road.

15.    On Northeast Sunset Boulevard between Queen Avenue Northeast and east City limits. (Ord. 3918, 6-17-85)

16.    Oakesdale Avenue Southwest from Monster Road Southwest to Southwest 43rd Street, and the posting of signs to that effect on both sides of the street. (Ord. 4344, 2-3-92)

17.     Duvall Avenue NE, from the north City limit to NE 4th Street. (Ord. 5412, 9-15-08; Ord. 5494, 9-14-09)

D.    The speed limit on the following designated streets is hereby established to be forty (40) miles per hour:

1.    Puget Drive Southeast from Edmonds Avenue Southeast to Benson Road South.

2.    On West Valley Highway (S.R. 181), north City limits to south City limits.

3.    On Maple Valley Highway between I-405 and Renton’s east City limits.

4.    Benson Drive South, from South Puget Drive to Petrovitsky Road SE.

5.    108th Avenue SE, from Petrovitsky Road SE to the south City limit at SE 192nd Street. (Ord. 5494, 9-14-09)

E.    The speed limit on the following designated streets is hereby established to be forty five (45) miles per hour:

1.    East Valley Road from Southwest 16th Street to south City limits. (Ord. 3918, 6-17-85; amd. Ord. 4344, 2-3-92)