A speed control tool is now being employed on Queen Street in Newtown. Five speed tables have been installed on Queen Street. The Police Commission determined a couple of years ago that these speed tables should be constructed in an effort to address resident concerns about speeding.
The 25-mile an hour speed limit road was repaved this month. The Newtown Bee reports that five of these wide speed bumps are being put in on the mile long road, and painted bright yellow. Signs are also in place alerting motorists to the raised pavement.
The decision on where to locate the five speed tables was based on traffic engineering studies.