Pflugerville officials advance temporary speed limit reduction for Kelly Lane project work zones

City Council on Nov. 9 approved an ordinance lowing the speed limit at work zones along Kelly Lane (Screen shot courtesy city of Pflugerville)
City Council on Nov. 9 approved an ordinance lowing the speed limit at work zones along Kelly Lane (Screen shot courtesy city of Pflugerville)

City Council on Nov. 9 approved an ordinance lowing the speed limit at work zones along Kelly Lane (Screen shot courtesy city of Pflugerville)

Motorists driving along Kelly Lane will likely need temporarily drive at lower speeds starting next year.

City information states work to improve Kelly Lane Phase 2 from Falcon Pointe Boulevard to Moorlynch Avenue is anticipated to begin in the spring and last for 18 months.


During a Nov. 9 meeting Pflugerville officials approved a first reading of an ordinance to reduce the speed limit from 40 mph to 30 mph along Kelly Lane work zones.

Council will likely officially approve the ordinance during a second and final reading Nov. 30.

The ordinance means drivers who violate limits within what the city categorizes as prima facie maximum speeds for construction or maintenance work zones may be charged with a class C misdemeanor.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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