Centre for Road Safety

30 June 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
King Street, Newcastle West 145 metres east of Stewart Avenue 204 metres west of Auckland Street Newcastle 60 50 This speed limit change better reflects recent development and improves safety for residents and road users.
Pacific Highway 750 metres north of Montefiore Parkway, Nords Wharf 950 metres north of Flowers Drive, Murrays Beach Lake Macquarie 90 80

This change is part of a project to improve safety particularly at intersections along this length of the Pacific Highway

Pacific Highway, Murrays Beach 950 metres north of Flowers Drive 1350 metres north of Flowers Drive Lake Macquarie 100 80

This change is part of a project to improve safety particularly at intersections along this length of the Pacific Highway