Centre for Road Safety

22 September 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
Newell Highway (northbound), Dubbo 885 metres north of Blackbutt Road 850 metres south of Blackbutt Road Dubbo Regional 110 80

This change reduces the speed limit for northbound traffic on the highway in response to local community concerns. This speed limit has been active since Friday 16 September.


McGees Lane, Parkes Bushman Street Church Street Parkes 50 40

This speed limit is an extension of the High Pedestrian Activity Area in the town centre and provides a more pedestrian friendly environment