Chehalis, Washington Speed Traps
The cop sits at the Newakum Grange either facing down Brown Rd. behind the neighbors garbage cans or facing the Highway usually starts around 4:00 A.M. till Mid-morning.
Posted speed limit is 35, but in the past has been 50. Local police have been sitting right at the entrance, usually later in the evening so they can sit in the shadows and jump on speeders. Lately however, they’ve been sitting in the very back of the park and using radar guns. It’s almost impossible to see them when they are doing that, however they leave their parking lights on most of the time, so keep a sharp eye out!
Bishop is one of the widest, smoothest stretches of road in the county, with ample shoulders. It was traditionally a 50 mph road – lowered to 35mph several years ago by the few large landholders on the road. The local county deputies refer to it as their "gravy train". It is all about bringing in money. If safety was the real issue, nearby narrow, winding, no shoulder Logan Hill road would not be rated for 40 mph.
Trap is in center median, and there are Usually two patrol vehicles, which are labeled WSP Crown Vic’s most of the time. Location is approximately 1.5 miles past exit 72, and approximately 1.7 miles before exit 76. PSL is 60MPH, and enforcement starts at 6-7 MPH over PSL.