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School Zone Cameras in Effect September 2

August 27, 2014

For more information contact:
Clark Wilcox,
Commander, 425-430-7500

Speed in a school zone, get an infraction sent home!

Renton schools are back in session on Tuesday September 2nd, and the photo enforcement program is “going back to school” as well.

Signs are installed at the listed schools to alert drivers that cameras are in use. Vehicles exceeding the speed limit through the school zones will be photographed, and those images will be reviewed by Renton Police to determine if a citation is warranted. The cameras will operate during the listed hours, when the school beacons are flashing.

The difference between 20 mph and 26 mph is twenty-six feet of stopping distance. With children walking in the area, those twenty-six feet could mean the difference between life and death. “Keeping school children safe while walking to their destination is our priority,” said Chief Kevin Milosevich. “Please help us protect Renton’s pedestrians by adhering to posted speed limits.”

McKnight Middle School
Monday through Thursday 7:25 AM to 8:25 AM and 2:05 PM to 3:05 PM
Friday late start times; 8:55 AM to 9:55 AM and 2:05 PM to 3:05 PM

Talbot Hill Elementary
Monday through Thursday 8:25 AM to 9:25 AM and 3:05 PM to 4:05 PM
Friday late start times; 9:55 AM to 10:55 AM and 3:05 PM to 4:05 PM

Honey Dew Elementary
Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM
Friday late start times; 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM

Benson Hill Elementary
Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM
Friday late start times; 9:30AM to 10:30 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM

Cascade Elementary
Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM
Friday late start times; 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM and 2:40 PM to 3:40 PM

Renton’s photo enforcement program also includes red-light safety cameras at four intersections.

  • NE 3rd St at Sunset Blvd North
  • Sunset Blvd North at Bronson Way
  • East Valley Hwy at S 43rd St
  • Benson Road South intersection with Petrovitsky RD/SE176th St at SE Carr Rd.

For more information on the city of Renton’s Photo Enforcement programs, which launched its first red-light safety camera in May 2008 and became the first city in Washington to use school zone speed cameras, visit:
http://rentonwa.gov/government/default.aspx?id=16204.