City Council approves reduction in speed near Austin Elementary

ODESSA -- Worries of traffic around an Odessa school are set to be answered after a meeting Tuesday.

In a meeting Tuesday the Odessa City Council approved a reduction of speed in the area of Austin Elementary.

The proposal of a reduction of speed came after the City received several requests from the public and completed a survey making sure the reduction would meet requirements.

With the approval the speed on North Lee Avenue will be dropped from 30 mph to 20. The change should take place in 30 days.