WHEREAS, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors finds that a speeding problem exists on Morgantown Road (SR 738) and that it creates a potential hazard for the motorists and residents that live and work along that roadway; and
WHEREAS, the residents of Morgantown Road, the County, and the Virginia Department of Transportation have taken many steps to reduce the speeding problem but find that the speeding problem persists; and
WHEREAS, the residents of Morgantown Road have petitioned the County to request VDOT to designate Morgantown Road as a special speeding zone so that speeding violations are a traffic infraction punishable by an enhanced maximum fine of not more than $200.00;
NOW, THERE FORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors hereby requests that VDOT designate Morgantown Road to be a road subject to enhanced speeding violation fines pursuant to Virginia Code Section 46.2-878.2 and that it install appropriate signage on Morgantown Road designating the maximum speed limit and the enhanced penalty for exceeding the posted maximum speed on Morgantown Road.
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