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Can I Get a Speed Hump on My Street?

 

In order for a speed hump to be installed, a local street must meet the criteria listed in

Speed Hump Resolution 2000-98.

 

While a speed hump can be useful in slowing traffic on a local street, there are also effects that some residents find undesirable.

Pros and Cons of Speed Humps

 

Once the Traffic Engineering Division receives a written request for a speed hump, a traffic study is conducted. If the study shows that a street meets the minimum requirements for traffic volume and speed violation, then the resident requesting the speed hump would be sent a petition to be circulated among the residents of the street.

 

A minimum of 95 percent of the households in the block where the speed hump is requested must sign the petition and 80 percent must be in favor of the hump for the street to be eligible.

 

The installation costs associated with speed humps are shared 50/50 with one-half paid by homeowners. The City pays the other half.

Current cost is $1500.

 

If you would like to begin the procedure, please complete and submit the online request form at the upper right.   

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  You must live on a street in order to request a speed hump on that street.

How Do I Get A Speed Hump Removed?

Please submit a request through Request Lakewood to begin the process.


If the removal is approved by homeowners on the block originally defined for installation, those homeowners must pay the entire cost of removal -- $1500.

 

If the street is scheduled to be resurfaced during the construction season following approval, the speed hump will be removed at the City's cost.

Questions, Complaints, Concerns?

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Contact Information:

Traffic and Transportation Engineering
470 S. Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7980

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