Centre for Road Safety

21 May 2015

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
Duffie Drive, Cessnock Maitland Road 65 metres south of Maitland Road Cessnock 80 60 This speed limit change will improve consistency with surrounding speed limits to provide a simpler and safer road.
Duffie Drive, Cessnock 65 metres south of Maitland Road 190 metres north of Melbourne Street Cessnock 100 80

This change reduces the speed limit at this location and improves consistency with surrounding speed limits. Previous crash history and the geometry and quality of the road have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for road users.