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New speed limits set after review

Hastings speed limits

A proposal to change the speed limits on six roads located near sites of increased industrial activity or residential growth has been approved by the Hastings District Council following consultation with the community.

While a wider review of speed limits across the district is being undertaken next year, consideration of these particular roads was brought forward to due to the changes in land use, both current and imminent.

During consultation a total of 363 submissions on the proposed changes were received from key stakeholders such as the NZTA, Police and adjacent territorial authorities, residents and homeowners within about 200m of the proposed speed limit zones, and the wider public.

After considering verbal and written submissions, some minor changes were made and the new speed limits are considered to be safe and appropriate for the roads or sections of roads identified.

 

Road Name

Current Speed

(Km/h)

New Speed

(Km/h)

East Road – from existing 50/100 km/h zone to a point about 260m west of the intersection with Rockwood Place 100 50
Kereru Road – from existing 50/100 km/h zone to a point about 100m west of the intersection with Bellerby Lane 100 50
Irongate Road East – from the intersection of Maraekakaho Rd to the end of the cul-de-sac 100 50
Maraekakaho Rd – from existing 70/100 km/h zone to a point about 150m north of the intersection with SH 2. 100 80
Te Ara Kahikatea – entire length New Road 80
Te Aute Road – from existing 50/100 km/h zone to a point about 230m north of the intersection with Gilpin Rd 100 50

 

The changes will come into effect on December 1, 2019.

 

30 September 2019

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