SUBJECT: PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICULAR
KEY WORDS: SAFETY, HAZARD, DETAILS, ROAD JOB
SECTION 1. Ordinance
relative to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
The purpose of this ordinance is to reduce any and all safety hazards for
pedestrians and vehicular traffic and also for the safety of those workers who
are engaged in work upon, in or above the streets and / or sidewalks within the
City of Lynn.
Any contractor, sub-contractor, construction company, etc. engaged in any
work in, upon of above any street sidewalk within the City of Lynn which will
affect pedestrian of vehicular traffic in any way is hereby required to obtain
the services of a Police Officer of the City of Lynn for such detail to be
present during the entirety of the said work.
The Chief of Police of his designee shall determine whether or not such
work detail presents a safety hazard to pedestrians or motor vehicles or to the
It shall be incumbent upon the company doing work to see that any
openings or any equipment left behind when no worker is present, is properly
enclosed so as not to present a danger to pedestrians of vehicle traffic.
At dusk it shall be required to provide some type of flashing light or
lights or some reflective device to be in constant operation.
During the daylight hours it shall be required that some suitable type of
barrier be placed around the opening or equipment hereinbefore mentioned.
Contractors etc. required complying with the ordinance prior to
commencement of work. Failure to
comply shall result in penalty of $25 and / or forfeiture of any bond posted for
such work and also the immediate termination of the work.
FINE - $25, termination of work, forfeiture