City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 16A
Chapter 16A.61
Section 16A.61.295

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.61 Rules of the Road

Section 16A.61.295 U-turns

  1. The driver of any vehicle shall not turn such vehicle so as to proceed in the opposite direction unless such movement can be made in safety and without interfering with other traffic.
  2. No vehicle shall be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction upon any curve, or upon the approach to or near the crest of a grade, where such vehicle cannot be seen by the driver of any other vehicle approaching from either direction within five hundred feet.
  3. It is unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to make a U-turn at any place upon any City street within the congested district or upon any arterial outside of the congested district except when authorized by the street director and the street has been properly posted. U-turns shall be lawful if made at an intersection upon other City streets.

Date Passed: Monday, November 10, 2008

Effective Date: Thursday, January 1, 2009

ORD C34333 Section 5