Centre for Road Safety

6 October 2016

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
Hunter Expressway, Branxton (westbound) 380 metres west of Bridge Street overpass 880 metres west of bridge street overpass Cessnock 100 110 This change reflects the high quality of this road which permits a higher speed limit and improved travel times.
Hunter Expressway (eastbound) 380 metres west of Bridge Street overpass, Branxton 2.88 kilometres west of Bridge Street overpass, Lower Belford Cessnock / Singleton 100 110 This change reflects the high quality of this road which permits a higher speed limit and improved travel times.
Golden Highway, Denman (westbound) 950 metres east of Denman level crossing 100 metres west of Denman level crossing Muswellbrook 100 80 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.
Golden Highway, Denman (eastbound) 400 metres west of Denman level crossing 950 metres east of Denman level crossing Muswellbrook 100 80 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.