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Speed limit increased, but yield sign still in works
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McMinnville officials have accepted on final read an ordinance to increase the speed limit on a section of Morrison Street from 30 to 35 mph. The sign will be changed in the coming days.The area affected by the change is located from the east end of Westwood Bridge to Westwood 6th Avenue, which is across the street from Westwood Church of Christ.McMinnville Public Works is in charge of replacing the existing 30 mph sign.“It’s on the list,” Public Works assistant director Brad Hennessee said Friday. “We should get that replaced in the next two to three working days.”The ordinance included the cost for motorists violating the new speed limit.