Police to monitor speed limit along Logan Ferry Road in Murrysville
Murrysville police will be paying extra attention to drivers along Logan Ferry Road.
Paving and drainage work along a stretch of the road near the Plum border is “about 97 percent complete,” chief administrator Jim Morrison said, leading police to watch the road closely for speeders. The road has a 25 mph speed limit, but many drivers exceed 35 mph.
“It's hard to stay at 35,” Council President Joan Kearns said.
Morrison said police will strictly enforce the speed limit along Logan Ferry.
“We have notification signs that tell you how fast you're going,” Morrison said. “We have a car there with a flashing light, so we encourage everyone to obey the speed laws along that road.”
The municipality took ownership of about 3.7 miles of Logan Ferry Road in January as part of a $1.8 million deal with the state. Officials agreed to re-asphalt the 2.5-mile section of the road south of Route 286 and repair and coat the 1.2-mile section north of Route 286.
Morrison commended public works employee Mark Hall for an “excellent job” on the project.
“It was a very challenging project,” Morrison said.
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