A portion of Fair Oaks Boulevard may have its speed limit reduced for safety reasons.
The city of Citrus Heights staff and councilmembers are considering lowering the posted speed limit from 45 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour on Fair Oaks Boulevard between Oak Avenue and Stacey Hills Drive. According to city documents, this speed reduction is suggested to "enhance pedestrian, bicycle and motor vehicle safety."
Staff also recommends adding a number of streets to their Municipal Code to improve safety. Those streets include:
- Cobalt Way (25 mph) from Calvin Dr. to Auburn Blvd.
- Crux Drive (25 mph) from Sungarden Way to Woodmore Oaks Dr.
- Highland Avenue (25 mph) from Sunrise Blvd. to Mariposa Ave.
- Southbound Kenneth Avenue (35 mph) from Oak Ave. to Elm Ave.
- Westbound Madison Avenue (45 mph) from Fair Oaks Boulevard to Bartig Way.
- A reduction in the posted speed from 50 mph to 45 mph is recommended for Madison Avenue between Fair Oaks and Sunrise boulevards so the posted speeds are consistent along this route within the city
Citrus Heights City Council meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at city hall, 7117 Greenback Lane. The full agenda is available here.
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