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S.F. No. 944 - Prohibition on Engine Braking in Minneapolis and Burnsville
 
Author: Senator D. Scott Dibble
 
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
 
Date: February 20, 2019



 

Section 1.  Engine brakes; regulation by Minneapolis.  The Minneapolis City Council may adopt an ordinance to restrict or prohibit the use of engine braking (also known as “Jake braking”) on I-94 in the westbound lanes beginning at LaSalle Avenue and extending west to the Lowry Tunnel. After an ordinance is adopted, the commissioner of transportation must post appropriate signage. The city must pay the cost of the signs.

Section 2.  Engine brakes; regulation by Burnsville.  The Burnsville City Council may adopt an ordinance to restrict or prohibit engine braking on Highway 13 between Nicollet Avenue and Portland Avenue. After an ordinance is adopted, the commissioner of transportation must post appropriate signage. The city must pay the cost of the signs.

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