Centre for Road Safety

17 October 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
Newline Road 760 metres north of Beaton Avenue, Raymond Terrace 385 metres south of East Seaham Road, East Seaham Port Stephens 100 80 This is a predominantly rural road with towns along its length. Previous crash history and the number of intersections and driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.
Newline Road, Raymond Terrace 250 metres south of Beaton Ave 530 metres north of Beaton Ave Port Stephens 80 60 This is a predominantly rural road with towns along its length. Previous crash history and the number of intersections and driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.