AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LAPEL, MADISON COUNTY, INDIANA, PROHIBITING CERTAIN TRAFFIC IN AND AROUND THE AREA OF 875 WEST AND 650 SOUTH IN LAPEL, MADISON COUNTY, INDIANA

WHEREAS, the Town of Lapel has experienced the degradation of the condition of municipal streets in or around the location of 875 West 650 South; and

WHEREAS, this degradation in the condition of the Town roads creates a safety hazard to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the area; and

WHEREAS, the streets in this area were not designed for semi-tractor trailer and other vehicular traffic in excess of 16,000 pounds; and

WHEREAS, to eliminate the threat to human safety and personal property, the Town Council hereby deems it necessary to institute a weight limit in and around County Road 875 West and 650 South.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LAPEL THAT all semi-tractor trailers and all other vehicular traffic in excess of sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds is prohibited at or around Country Roads 875 West and 650 South, to include an area from Country Road 650 South to the East of State Road 13; and County Road 875 West, to the south of State Road 38, between 650 South and State Road 38.