Centre for Road Safety

23 August 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
Forest Lane, Old Bar Bluehaven Drive Saltwater Road Mid-Coast 100 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This is an urban road with numerous driveways and kerbside parking.
Melville Ford Road, Melville 80 metres west of Dickenson Road 495 metres west of Dickenson Road Maitland 100 60

The previous crash history and the road geometry have been taken into consideration during the review. The speed limit changes are expected to improve safety for all road users.

Melville Ford Road, Melville 495 metres west of Dickenson Road Maitland Vale Road Maitland 100 80

The previous crash history and the road geometry have been taken into consideration during the review. The speed limit changes are expected to improve safety for all road users.