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Traffic Regulations

Orders of the Commissioner of Transportation


Speed Limits for State Roads


Route NJ 17

(a)

The rate of speed designated for the certain parts of State Highway Route NJ 17 described in this subsection are hereby established and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed:

1.

In Bergen County:

NOTE: State Highway Route NJ 17 is coincident with State Highway Route I-287 from approximate mileposts 26.81 to 27.20.

i. In the Borough of North Arlington:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 30 MPH between Route NJ 7 and Arlington Boulevard, except for the 25 MPH school speed limit when passing through the Queen of Peace Church School and the North Arlington High School zones, when the presence of children is clearly visible from the roadway or while children are going to or leaving school, during opening or closing hours (approximate mileposts 0.00 to 0.60); thence

(B) Zone 2: 35 MPH between Arlington Boulevard and the North Arlington Borough-Lyndhurst Township corporate line (Union Avenue) (approximate mileposts 0.60 to 1.36); thence

ii. In the Township of Lyndhurst:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the North Arlington Borough-Lyndhurst Township corporate line (Union Avenue) and the Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Rutherford Avenue), except for the 25 MPH school speed limit when passing through the Lincoln School, Washington School and the Saint Michael's School zones when the presence of children is clearly visible from the roadway while children are going to or leaving school, during opening or closing hours (approximate mileposts 1.36 to 2.71); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between the southernmost Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Polito Avenue) and the northernmost Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 3.34 to 3.82); thence

(2)

For the northbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 40 MPH between the Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Rutherford Avenue) and the southernmost Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Polito Avenue) (approximate mileposts 2.71 to 3.34); thence

iii. In the Borough of Rutherford:

(1)

For the southbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 40 MPH between the Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Rutherford Avenue) and the southernmost Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line (Polito Avenue) (approximate mileposts 2.71 to 3.34); thence

(2)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 40 MPH between the northernmost Lyndhurst Township-Rutherford Borough corporate line and North Service Road (approximate mileposts 3.82 to 4.23); thence

(B) Zone 2: 50 MPH between North Service Road and the Rutherford Borough-East Rutherford Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 4.23 to 4.95); thence

iv. In the Borough of East Rutherford:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Rutherford Borough-East Rutherford Borough corporate line and the East Rutherford Borough-Carlstadt Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 4.95 to 5.84); thence

v. In the Borough of Carlstadt:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the East Rutherford Borough-Carlstadt Borough corporate line and the Carlstadt Borough-Wood-Ridge Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 5.84 to 6.46); thence

vi. In the Borough of Wood-Ridge:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Carlstadt Borough-Wood-Ridge Borough corporate line and the Wood-Ridge Borough-Hasbrouck Heights Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 6.46 to 7.11); thence

vii. In the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Wood-Ridge Borough-Hasbrouck Heights Borough corporate line and the Hasbrouck Heights Borough-City of Hackensack corporate line (Geribaloi Avenue/East Pleasant View Avenue) (approximate mileposts 7.11 to 8.97); thence

viii. In the City of Hackensack:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Hasbrouck Heights Borough-City of Hackensack corporate line (Geribaloi Avenue/East Pleasant View Avenue) and the City of Hackensack-Lodi Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 8.97 to 9.57); thence

ix. In the Borough of Lodi:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the City of Hackensack-Lodi Borough corporate line and the Lodi Borough-Maywood Borough corporate line (Essex Street/County Route 56) (approximate mileposts 9.57 to 10.19); thence

x. In the Borough of Maywood:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Lodi Borough-Maywood Borough corporate line (Essex Street/County Route 56) and the Maywood Borough-Rochelle Park Borough corporate line (Becker Avenue) (approximate mileposts 10.19 to 10.50); thence

xi. In the Borough of Rochelle Park:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Maywood Borough-Rochelle Park Borough corporate line (Becker Avenue) and the Rochelle Park Borough-Paramus Borough corporate line (Plaza Way) (approximate mileposts 10.50 to 11.55); thence

xii. In the Borough of Paramus:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Rochelle Park Borough-Paramus Borough corporate line (Plaza Way) and the Paramus Borough-Village of Ridgewood corporate line (approximate mileposts 11.55 to 16.54); thence

xiii. In the Village of Ridgewood:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Paramus Borough-Village of Ridgewood corporate line and Linwood Avenue (County Route 110) (approximate mileposts 16.54 to 16.56); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between Linwood Avenue (County Route 110) and the Village of Ridgewood-Ho-Ho-Kus Borough corporate line (Race Track Road/County Route 112) (approximate mileposts 16.56 to 17.68); thence

xiv. In the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Village of Ridgewood-Ho-Ho-Kus Borough corporate line (Race Track Road/County Route 112) and the Ho-Ho-Kus Borough-Waldwick Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 17.68 to 18.69); thence

xv. In the Borough of Waldwick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Ho-Ho-Kus Borough-Waldwick Borough corporate line and the Waldwick Borough-Saddle River Borough corporate line (Summit Avenue) (approximate mileposts 18.69 to 19.36); thence

xvi. In the Borough of Saddle River:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Waldwick Borough-Saddle River Borough corporate line (Summit Avenue) and the Saddle River Borough-Allendale Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 19.36 to 21.31); thence

xvii. In the Borough of Allendale:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Saddle River Borough-Allendale Borough corporate line and the Allendale Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 21.31 to 21.69); thence

xviii. In the Boroughs of Ramsey and Upper Saddle River:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Allendale Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line and the Ramsey Borough-Upper Saddle River Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 21.69 to 21.70); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between the Upper Saddle River Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line and the southernmost Ramsey Borough-Upper Saddle River Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 22.05 to 22.30); thence

(C) Zone 3: 55 MPH between the northernmost Upper Saddle River Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line (East Crescent Avenue/County Route 81) and the Ramsey Borough-Mahwah Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 22.56 to 24.35); thence

xix. In the Borough of Upper Saddle River:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Ramsey Borough-Upper Saddle River Borough corporate line and the Upper Saddle River Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 21.70 to 22.05); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between the southernmost Ramsey Borough-Upper Saddle River Borough corporate line and the northernmost Upper Saddle River Borough-Ramsey Borough corporate line (East Crescent Avenue/County Route 81) (approximate mileposts 22.30 to 22.56); thence

xx. In the Township of Mahwah:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Ramsey Borough-Mahwah Township corporate line and the northernmost ramp to I-287 (approximate mileposts 24.35 to 26.81); thence

NOTE: Route NJ 17 coincident with Route I-287 (approximate mileposts 67.41 to 67.54) from approximate mileposts 26.81 to 27.20 (end of route).  See Route I-287 for speed limits in this section.

 

 
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