New School Zone Signs in DuBois
PennDOT alerts motorists to a change in roadway signage that will take place
next week in the city of DuBois.
signs will be placed on Route 219 (Liberty Boulevard) and Beaver Drive near the
DuBois Area Middle School. The signs were requested by DuBois City and DuBois
Area School District. A traffic study was conducted by PennDOT to allow for
placement of the signs.
this school year, motorists traveling through the School Zone during the posted
times will be required to reduce their speed.
Pennsylvania law states that the speed limit in an
established School Zone is 15 miles per hour. The reduced speed limit is
enforceable by police during the times listed on official traffic-control
signs. The 15-mile-per-hour speed limit is in effect until a motorist reaches
the “End School Zone” sign.
A School Zone slows traffic at a school to increase
the safety of students as they arrive at and leave the property.
can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and
available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts,
traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras. 511PA is
also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices,
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