Winchester modifies City speed limits

After receiving numerous concerns from citizens regarding speed limits on some streets the Winchester City Council voted to modify them.

The City Council voted Tues. June 14 that all alleys in the city and all roads in Jim Barnett Park will now be 15 miles per hour.

Millwood Avenue between Pleasant Valley Road and the train tracks is now 25 miles per hour.

The speed limit on Pleasant Valley Road from Berryville Avenue to Millwood has been reduced to 35 miles per hour.

In conjunction with that change the travel lanes will be restriped to make them narrower to slow traffic down.

Jubal Early Drive between Pleasant Valley Road and South Loudoun Street is now 35 miles per hour.

South Loudoun Street from Jubal Early Drive to Weems Lane is now 35 miles per hour as well.

Motorist need to  become aware  the new speed limit signage that is posted in the City.

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