Centre for Road Safety

18 October 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
Hermitage Road New England Highway, Belford 75 metres south of Old North Road, Pokolbin Singleton 100 80 This speed limit change will improve consistency with surrounding speed limits to provide a simpler and safer road.
Glenbawn Road, Segenhoe Gundy Road Segenhoe Road Upper Hunter 100 80 This speed limit change will improve consistency with surrounding speed limits to provide a simpler and safer road.
Golden Highway 340 metres east of Collaroy bridge, Merriwa 265 metres west of Collaroy Bridge, Cassilis Upper Hunger 100 80 (Truck & Bus)

Geometric constraints of the bridge require a trucks and bus speed reduction for safety reasons

Turanville Road, Scone New England Highway 265 metres east of New England Highway Upper Hunter 100 60

To increase safety for motorists on approach to the railway level crossing

Turanville Road, Scone 265 metres east of New England Highway South end of Turanville Road Upper Hunter 100 80

This is a lower standard rural road, with sections of unsealed roadway and narrow bridges. The reduction in speed limit is expected to increase safety for road users.