Chapter 5

Traffic Control

6-5-1: Pedestrian Control Signals


Whenever special pedestrian control signals exhibiting a walking person, a flashing upraised hand or a steady upraised hand are in place, such signals shall indicate as follows:


A. Walking Person: Pedestrians facing such signals may proceed across the roadway in the direction of the signal, but shall yield the right-of-way to vehicles lawfully within the intersection at the time the signal is first shown.


B. Flashing Upraised Hand: Pedestrians facing such signals may not enter the roadway in the direction of the indication, but any pedestrian who has partially completed crossing at the time the signal displays shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety island.


C. Steady Upraised Hand: No pedestrian shall enter the roadway in the direction of such signal. (Ord. 32-13, 8-27-2013)

6-5-2: Center Lanes


Upon a roadway where traffic is permitted to move in both directions, whenever the center lane of said roadway is bounded by solid lines, vehicles shall travel upon said center lane only for the purposes of turning to the left or entering a designated traffic lane after completion of a left turn. Vehicles shall not use said center lane as a passing lane nor shall any vehicle travel upon said center lane for a distance of more than one hundred feet (100') prior to turning to the left or following completion of a left turn. (Ord. 41-19, 8-20-2019)