Centre for Road Safety

8 March 2018

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
Donald Street 20 metres west of Bennett Street, Hamilton Griffiths Road, Hamilton North Newcastle 70 60

This road has areas of concentrated residential and commercial development. The high crash history, number of driveways, and sight distance have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Griffiths Road Donald Street, Hamilton North Newcastle Road, Lambton Newcastle 70 60

This road has areas of concentrated residential and commercial development. The high crash history, number of driveways, and sight distance have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Newcastle Road Griffiths Road, Lambton Thomas Street roundabout, Wallsend Newcastle 70 60

This road has areas of concentrated residential and commercial development. The high crash history, number of driveways, and sight distance have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Thomas Street, Wallsend Newcastle Road roundabout Lake Road Newcastle 70 60

This road has areas of concentrated residential and commercial development. The high crash history, number of driveways, and sight distance have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.

Newcastle Link Road, Wallsend Lake Road 460 metres west of Lake Road Newcastle 70 60

This road has areas of concentrated residential and commercial development. The high crash history, number of driveways, and sight distance have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.