Town, village of Rhinebeck may split use of speed-control sign

RHINEBECK — The Town Board is considering a request from the village to split the use of a $5,775 radar-equipped speed display unit as part of efforts to have drivers stay within speed limits.

The portable display, which shows drivers both the speed limit and how fast they’re going, is owned by Dutchess County. Town Board members said during a meeting on Tuesday that it’s difficult to scheduled the use of two speed signs — one for the town and one for the village — so an agreement between the two municipalities is being drafted.

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