FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The measures address various requests from residents and businesses
New Traffic Control Measures Take Effect April 11
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The City of Morgantown Public Works and Engineering Department has adopted a new traffic control order which will take effect on April 11. The order, created at the request of residents and businesses, will affect several areas of the city.
The traffic control measures being implemented through the order include moving the loading zone on Clay Street from the southeast to the northwest side of the street. New stop signs and stop bars will be placed at the following intersections:
- Price Street and Prospect Street;
- McCullough Street and Willowdale Road;
- Lindel Street and Clearview Street;
New accessible parking will be designated at or near:
- 646 Madison Ave.;
- 449 Morgan St.;
- 701 Sherman Ave.;
- 333 Green St.;
Under City Code section 305.01, the City Manager has designated the Director of Engineering and Public Works to adopt traffic control orders. In February 2022, City Council adopted an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to adopt new traffic control measures as needed. City Council is notified prior to the implementation of the order and can modify or repeal orders by adopting an ordinance.
To submit a request for a traffic change, use the Request Tracker on the city’s website.