Centre for Road Safety

24 March 2016

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
Kenrick Street, The Junction Glebe Road Farquhar Street Newcastle 50 40 This speed limit change introduces a High Pedestrian Activity Area in the town centre to provide a more pedestrian friendly environment.
Union Street, The Junction Glebe Road Kemp Street Newcastle 60 40 This speed limit change introduces a High Pedestrian Activity Area in the town centre to provide a more pedestrian friendly environment.
Glebe Road, The Junction Farquhar Street Darby Street Newcastle 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This speed limit change reflects the level of pedestrian activity and development at this location.
Darby Street, Cooks Hill Glebe Road 80 metres south of Bull Street Newcastle 60 50 This change applies the 50km/h urban speed limit in accordance with NSW speed zoning guidelines. This speed limit change reflects the level of pedestrian activity and development at this location.