Centre for Road Safety

22 September 2022

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
Spring Grove Road 825 metres west of Gregors Road, Spring Grove Caniaba Road, Caniaba Lismore / Richmond Valley 100 80 This is a predominantly rural road with towns along its length. Previous crash history and the number of intersections and driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.
Caniaba Road, Caniaba Spring Grove Road 200 metres north of Pelican Creek Road Lismore 100 80 This is a predominantly rural road with towns along its length. Previous crash history and the number of intersections and driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.
The Lakes Way, Bungwahl 80/60 change 700 metres west of Godfrey Close 1000 metres west of Godfrey Close Mid-Coast 100 60 This is a predominantly rural road with towns along its length. Previous crash history and the number of intersections and driveways have been taken into consideration. The speed limit change is expected to improve safety for residents and road users.
Bylong Valley Way, Sandy Hollow Golden Highway 1km east of Richmond Grove Road Muswellbrook 100 80

This change will improve safety at the railway crossing

Darby street, Cooks Hill 75 metres south of Bull Street 50 metres north of Queen Street Newcastle 40 30

This speed limit change reduces the speed of the High Pedestrian Activity Area in the town centre to provide a more pedestrian friendly environment.

Rusty Lane, Branxton Elderslie Road 740 metres east of Elderslie Road Singleton 80 60 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.
Rusty Lane / Rusty Lane East Arm, Branxton 740 metres east of Elderslie Road End of Rusty Lane East Arm Singleton 100 60 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.