Centre for Road Safety

5 September 2019

This is advanced notice of speed limit changes that will take effect within the next two weeks. Speed limits will not change until the new speed limit signs are installed. Please ensure that you always observe the posted speed limit signs on the road.

Road name From To Local Government Area Current speed limit km/h New speed limit km/h Reason for change
Clarence Town Road, Wallalong 2.3 kilometres West of High Street 6.35 kilometres East of High Street (100/60 Change Point at Seaham) Port Stephens 100 80

This is a rural road with communities along its length. Previous crash history, the number of intersections and regularly used driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Giles Road, Seaham Croft Road West end of Giles Road Port Stephens 100 60

This is a rural road with a community at its end. The road width, number of intersections and regularly used driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Croft Road, Seaham Clarence Town Road Giles Road Port Stephens 100 80

This is a rural road with a community at its end. The road width, number of intersections and regularly used driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Butterwick Road Clarence Town Road, Woodville 3 kilometres north of Clarence Town Road, Butterwick Port Stephens 100 80

This is a rural road with communities along its length. Previous crash history, the number of intersections and regularly used driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.