County Road Gets Speed Limit Signs Thanks To Students - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/28/05

County Road Gets Speed Limit Signs Thanks To Students

As part of their safety driving campaign, Project Ignition, Shallowater students tracked drivers along County Road 1540 from U.S. 84 to FM 1294. They found the road to be widely traveled and expect traffic to increase as additional houses are built in the area. So, Monday they took their concerns to Lubbock County Commissioners, requesting speed limit signs.

"Whenever a fatality happens in a small town like Shallowater, it rips towns apart completely. We've had three deaths in the last year and we want to prevent that," said Shallowater High School Sophomore Bryson McCarty.

County Commissioners agreed to a 35 mile an hour speed limit in the residential area of County Road 1540 and a 45 mile an hour sign in the rural area. Signs will be ordered soon.

2005 Holiday Helper
From shopping guides to great recipe ideas, get answers in out special 2005 Holiday Helper Guide!

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Baltimore County officer

    Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Baltimore County officer

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:36:15 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:54:32 GMT
    A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a traffic stop. (Source: WJZ/CNN)A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a traffic stop. (Source: WJZ/CNN)

    A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a traffic stop.

    A Baltimore County police officer was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a traffic stop.

  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:53:33 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:53:01 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

Powered by Frankly