Ogdensburg, New York
Ogdensburg is a small city in St. Lawrence County, New York. It is located in the northwest part of the state, at the Canada-US border. The city sits on the St. Lawrence River, which forms the international border. , its population was estimated at 10,500. Ogdensburg is the only city in St. Lawrence County. The Ogdensburg–Prescott International Bridge connects Ogdensburg with the Canadian city of Johnstown. The city is the location of the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway. The port is used extensively to import and export goods between the US and Canada.
Traffic Tickets in Ogdensburg
The city is split in two by the Oswegatchie River. Most of the city is on the river’s east side. The largest road in the eastern part of the city is New York State Route 37 (NYS-37). It runs northeast and southwest near the city’s southern edge. Many roads intersect NYS-37. Most of them are side streets. One larger road in particular worth mentioning is Ford Street, which heads northeast and southwest just south of the St. Lawrence River. Another road that meets NYS-37 is New York State Route 812 (NY-812). It enters Ogdensburg from the north after crossing the St. Lawrence River from Canada. It provides access to the border crossing checkpoint in Johnstown, Canada. The largest road on the western side of the Oswegatchie River is New York State Route 68 (Main Street). It runs northeast and southwest along the St. Lawrence River. It crosses over the Oswegatchie River and terminates at State Street.
The Ogdensburg City Police Department patrols the city for traffic and safety reasons. They cite motorists with a wide range of violations. The most common include speeding, driving with a suspended license, and disobeying a traffic control device. Most traffic stops occur on NYS-37 and NYS-68. This is because they are the main roads that lead into the city. As motorists approach Ogdensburg, they are required to adjust their speed. The speed limit in Ogdensburg is 30 miles per hour unless otherwise posted. Any ticket issued in Ogdensburg will be made answerable to the Ogdensburg City Court. The court is located on Ford Street.
The Benjamin Goldman Law Office
If you were issued a ticket in Ogdensburg, you may want to consider speaking with an attorney who can represent you in court. The Benjamin Goldman Law Office employs such attorneys. We offer legal defense services to ticketed motorists in St. Lawrence County and our firm is currently accepting new clients in Ogdensburg. Retaining our firm means we will submit a not guilty plea for you, make any necessary court appearances in your place, and argue on your behalf to get the charges reduced or dismissed. Consultations with our firm are highly recommended. They are completely free and only take ten minutes at most.
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