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File #: Int 0078-2018    Version: * Name: Improving the flow of traffic during street construction.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to improving the flow of traffic during street construction
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch, Robert F. Holden, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This proposed law would ensure that there is someone available to direct traffic during temporary street closures by requiring street closing permit holders to have on site a person who is authorized by law to conduct traffic. The police department and other persons authorized by the New York City Commissioner of Transportation would enforce this law.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 78, 2. Int. No. 78, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 78

 

By Council Members Deutsch, Holden and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to improving the flow of traffic during street construction

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 19-107 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subdivisions d and e to read as follows:

d. A person to whom a permit has been issued shall ensure that a flag person or other individual authorized by law to conduct traffic is present at the street closure for which such permit was issued.

e. The police department shall enforce the provisions of this section, and shall periodically conduct a visual inspection of each street closure for which a permit has been issued pursuant to this section to confirm that a flag person or other individual authorized by law to conduct traffic is present.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of transportation may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

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