Centre for Road Safety

29 November 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
Hunter Street/Scott Street, Newcastle Union Street Pacific Street Newcastle 50 40

The speed limit changes reflect the increasing pedestrian activity in Newcastle CBD and are expected to improve safety for all road users on Hunter Street and Scott Street following the introduction light rail services and completion of the new University campus.