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Speed Limit Studies

Arizona State Law allows local authorities to determine and/or change the maximum speed limit for all streets within their respective jurisdiction to a reasonable and safe speed based on engineering and traffic investigations.

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Deviceslinks to external site (MUTCD) published by the United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administrationlinks to external site is the national set of standards for traffic engineering.

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Transportation 
7447 E. Indian School Rd., Suite 205 
Scottsdale, AZ 85251  
P: 480-312-7250
TDD: 480-312-5419
F:  480-312-4000

Traffic Engineering
P: 480-312-7250

Street Operations
P: 480-312-5620

Traffic Management Center 
P: 480-312-7777 (6 a.m. - 6 p.m. weekdays)
scottsdaletmc@scottsdaleaz.gov
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