Speed Zoning & Signal Changes

To ensure a safe environment for all road users, it's sometimes necessary to review and modify certain speed zones.

Below are current speed zoning changes for the Perth Metro area and regional Western Australia.

In addition, when traffic signals are changed they will also be listed below.

Motorists are reminded that speeding is an offence.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Main Roads WA on 138 138.

 

Speed Zone Changes

 

Oceanside Promenade - Mullaloo

Speed zone change effective Monday 5 May 2014

 

 

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Oceanside Promenade will occur on Monday 5 May 2014.
 
The existing default speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to 40 km/h on Oceanside Promenade between Mullaloo Drive and Warren Way.
 
The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.
 
Motorists are reminded that speeding is an offence.

 

 

 

 

Australis Avenue - Mirrabooka

Speed zone change effective Monday 28 April 2014

 

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Australis Avenue will occur on Monday 28 April 2014.
 
The existing default speed limit of 50 km/h will be formalised to 60 km/h on Australis Avenue between Alexander Drive and Northwood Drive.
 
The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.
 
Motorists are reminded that speeding is an offence.

 

 

 

South Terrace - Fremantle

Speed zone change effective Monday 17 March 2014

 Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit within the Fremantle CBD will occur on Monday 17 March 2014.

The existing 40 km/h Area speed limit will be reduced to a linear 30 km/h speed limit on South Terrace between Market Street and Norfolk Street.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area. 

Motorists are reminded that speeding is an offence.

 

 

 

Eighty Road & Sixty Eight Road - Baldivis
Speed zone change effective Monday 20 January 2014

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Eighty Road and Sixty Eight Road, Baldivis will occur on Monday 20 January 2014.

The exisiting speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h on Eighty Road between Pymmes Junction and Sixty Eight Road. 

The exisiting speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 70 km/h on Sixty Eight Road between Mandurah Road and Baldivis Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Flynn Road - The Lakes
Speed zone change effective Monday 23 December 2013

 Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Flynn Road, The Lakes will occur on Monday 23 December 2013.

The default speed limit will be formalised to 80 km/h on Flynn Road between Great Eastern Highway and Goods Road.  

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.  

 
Toodyay Road - Gidgegannup
Speed zone change effective Monday 16 December 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Toodyay Road and Bunning Road within the Gidgegannup Townsite will occur on Monday 16 December 2013.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h on Toodyay Road between Reserve Road and Old Coach Road.  The existing 90 km/h speed buffer zones will be reduced to 80 km/h.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h along Bunning Road on approach to the Townsite. 

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.  

 

Mandogalup Road - Mandogalup
Speed zone change effective Monday 11 November 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Mandogalup Road in Mandogalup willl occur on Monday 11 November 2013.

The existing speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 70 km/h from Norkett Road to Anketell Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 
 Millhouse Road - Ellenbrook/Belhus
Speed zone change effective Monday 11 November 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Millhouse Road in Ellenbrook/Belhus will occur on Monday 11 November 2013.

The default speed limit of 50 km/h will be formalised to 60 km/h on Millhouse Road from Henley Brook Ave to Holdsworth Ave.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Brand Highway/Midlands Road
Speed zone change effective Friday  5 July 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Brand Highway/Midlands Rd in the Shire of Irwin will occur on Friday 5 July 2013.

The existing speed limit of 110 km/h will be reduced to 90 km/h 1.34 kilometres east and 520 metres west of the Brand Highway Midlands Rd intersection.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the Mid West Region. 

   

Cardup Siding Road - Cardup
Speed zone change effective Monday 5 August 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Cardup Siding Road in Cardup will occur on Monday 5 August 2013.

The existing speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h from Alice Road to Hopkinson Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Soldiers Road - Roleystone
Speed zone change effective Monday 22 July 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Soldiers Road in Roleystone will occur on Monday 22 July 2013.

The existing speed limit of 60 km/h will be extended to 700 metres south of Wymond Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Hampden Road - Nedlands
Speed zone change effective Monday 1 July 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Hampden Road in Nedlands will occur on Monday 1 July 2013.

The existing default built up area speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to 40 km/h on Hampden Road, from Monash Avenue to Gordon Street.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Bombay Boulevard - Casuarina
Speed zone change effective Monday 24 June 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Bombay Boulevard in Casuarina will occur on Monday 24 June 2013.

The existing default speed limit will be reduced to 70 km/h on Bombay Boulevard, from Thomas Road to Orton Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

Linley Valley Road - Wooroloo/Wundowie
Speed zone change effective Monday 17 June 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Linley Valley Road in Wooroloo/Wundowie will occur on Monday 17 June 2013.

The current state default speed limit will be formalised as below; 

  • A 60 km/h speed limit will apply on Linley Valley Rd from Great Eastern Highway to 700 metres west of Great Eastern Highway.
  • An 80 km/h speed limit will apply on Linley Valley Rd from 700 metres west of Great Eastern Highway to 200 metres east of Government Road. 
  • A 50 km/h speed limit will apply on Linley Valley Rd from Government Road to 200 metres east of Government Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area. 

 

Vincent Road - Sinagra
Speed zone change effective Monday 10 June 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Vincent Road in Sinagra will occur on Monday 10 June 2013.

The current speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h on Vincent Road, from Cordyline Entrance to Garden Park Drive.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area. 

  

Orton Road - Oakford/Oldbury
Speed zone change effective Monday 27 May 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Orton Road in Oakford/Oldbury will occur on Monday 27 May 2013.

  • A 90 km/h speed limit will apply on Orton Road from 1.5 kilometres east of King Rd to Kargotich Road.
  • A 70 km/h speed limit will apply on Orton Road from Kargotich Road to Hopkinson Road.
  • The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

     

Lukin Drive - Butler
Speed zone change effective Monday 6 May 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Lukin Drive in Butler will occur on Monday 6 May 2013.

The default speed limit of 50 km/h will be formalised to 60 km/h on Lukin Drive, from Marmion Avenue to Redington Drive.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area. 

 

Rowley Road - Darling Downs
Speed zone change effective Monday 6 May 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Rowley Road in Darling Downs will occur on Monday 6 May 2013.

The current speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 70 km/h on Rowley Road, from Hopkinson Road to Eleventh Road.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area.

 

Warbrook Road - Bullsbrook
Speed zone change effective Monday 29 April 2013

Main Roads WA advises road users that changes to the speed limit on Warbrook Road in Middle Swan will occur on Monday 29 April 2013.

The default speed limit will be formalised to 90 km/h on Warbrook Road between Great Northern Highway and Railway Parade.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of the speed limits in the metropolitan area. 

 

Great Eastern Highway - Sawyers Valley
Speed zone change in effect
 
We advise road users that a change to the speed limit on Great Eastern Highway from Malabar Road to Osmond Glen occurred on the 28 April 2013.
 
A section of the existing 80 km/h speed limit has been amended to 110 km/h.

 

Castle Road and Summerfield Road - Serpentine
Speed zone change effective Monday 15 April 2013
  • Castle Road – An 80 km/h speed limit will apply from South Western Highway to Summerfield Road.
  • Summerfield Road – An 80 km/h speed limit will apply from Castle Road to Richardson Road.
  • Summerfield Road – A 60 km/h speed limit will apply from South Western Highway to Castle Road.

 

Nairn Drive - Baldivis
Speed zone change effective Monday 8 April 2013 (Refer to amendment below)
  • Nairn Drive - a 70 km/h speed limit will apply from Safety Bay Road to Kingaroy Drive

 Amendment

Delays have occurred to the scheduled installation date. The above speed zone change has now taken place as of Monday 22 April 2013. 

 

Toodyay Road - Middle Swan
Speed zone change effective 18 March 2013

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Toodyay Road from Brown Street to Lewis Jones Cross will occur on Monday 18 March.

The current speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

 

Safety Bay Road – Baldivis
Speed zone change effective 18 February 2013

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Safety Bay Road in Baldivis, will occur on Monday 18 February.

The current speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 70 km/h from Kwinana Freeway to Nairn Drive.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of Main Roads ongoing review of speed limits within the metropolitan area. 

 

Gibb River Road intersection - Derby Highway
Speed zone extension effective December 2012

We advise road users that a speed zone extension is now in place beyond the Gibb River Road intersection.

The speed limit of 90 km/h has been extended by 2.5 km and now includes the intersections to the:

  • Derby Turf Farm
  • Local Derby Airport and
  • Derby Prison

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Robinson Road - Wandi
Speed zone change effective 21 January 2013

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Robinson Road will occur Monday 21 January.

The speed limit will be formalised at 70 km/h for the entire length of Robinson Road.

 

West Coast Drive - Sorrento
Speed zone change effective 10 December 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on West Coast Drive from The Plaza to Hepburn Avenue will occur Monday 10 December.

The existing speed limit of 60 km/h will be reduced to 50 km/h.

 

Ennis Avenue - Cooloongup
Speed zone change effective 19 November 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Ennis Avenue from Elanora/Grange Drive to Willmott Drive will occur Monday 19 November.

The existing speed limit of 100 km/h will be reduced to 80 km/h.

 

Mather Drive & Pederick Road - Neerabup
Speed zone change effective 19 November 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Mather Drive and Pederick Road will occur Monday 19 November.

The speed limit will be formalised at 70 km/h for both roads:

  • Mather Drive - From Flynn Drive to Pederick Road
  • Pederick Road - From Mather Drive to Old Yanchep Road

 

Brearley Avenue - Redcliffe
Speed zone change effective 5 November 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Brearley Avenue from Great Eastern Highway to Dunreath Drive (Perth Domestic Air Terminal) will occur Monday 5 November.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

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Canning Mills Road - Canning Mills
Speed zone change effective 29 October 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Canning Mills Road from Brockway Road to 250 metres west of Canning Road will occur on Monday 29 October.

The existing maximum default speed limit will be reduced to 70 km/h.

 

Stirling Crescent - Hazelmere
Speed zone change effective 22 October 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Stirling Crescent from Adelaide Street to Bushmead Road will occur on Monday 22 October 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

 

Midland Road - Hazelmere
Speed zone change effective 15 October 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Midland Road will occur on Monday 15 October 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be extended from Sadler Drive to 500 metres south of Talbot Road.

 

Farrall Road & Talbot Road - Stratton
Speed zone change effective 8 October 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Farrall Road and Talbot Road will occur on Monday 8 October 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h on:

  • Farrall Road - from Inquirer Lane to Talbot Road
  • Talbot Road - from Toodyay Road to O'Connor Road

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Bushmead Road - Hazelmere 
Speed zone change effective 24 September 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Bushmead Road from West Parade to Stirling Crescent will occur on Monday 24 September 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

 

Marshall Road - Beechboro
Speed zone change effective 17 September 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Marshall Road from Guadalupe Drive to Beechboro Road North will occur on Monday 17 September 2012.

The existing speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 70 km/h.

 

Angelo Street - South Perth
Speed zone change effective 3 September 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Angelo Street from Rose Avenue to Norfolk Street will occur on Monday 3 September 2012.

The existing speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to 40 km/h.

 

Solomon Road - Jandakot
Speed zone change effective 6 August 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Soloman Road from Armadale Road to Dollier Street will occur on Monday 6 August 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

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Repatriation/Forrest Road - Pickering Brook
Speed zone change effective 30 July 2012

Main Roads in conjunction with the Shire of Kalamunda intend to formalise the speed limit to 70 km/h. This 70 km/h speed limit will extend from Pickering Brook Road to Patterson Road.

 

Great Northern Highway - Middle Swan
Speed zone change in effect

We advise road users that a change to the speed limit on Great Northern Highway from Bassett Road to approximately 1 km north of Reid/Roe Highway intersection has occurred.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h has been reduced to 60 km/h.

 

Zig Zag Scenic Drive - Kalamunda
Speed zone change effective 14 May 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Zig Zag Scenic Drive from Ocean View Parade to Ridgehill Road will occur on Monday 14 May.

The existing speed limit will be reduced to 40 km/h.

 

Nicholson Road - Forrestdale
Speed zone change effective 10 April 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed  limit on Nicholson Road from Armadale Road to Keane Road will occur on 10 April 2012.

The existing speed limit of 90 km/h will be reduced to 80 km/h.

 

Port Kennedy Drive - Port Kennedy
Speed zone change effective 10 April 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Port Kennedy Drive from Warnbro Sound Ave to Bridport Point will occur on 10 April 2012.

The existing speed limit of 80 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

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Kwinana Freeway
Speed zone change effective early 12 March 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Kwinana Freeway from Mandjoogoordap Drive to south of Safety Bay Road will occur in early March 2012 for three month trial period.

The existing speed limit of 100 km/h will increased to 110 km/h.

 

Clyde Avenue – Baldivis
Speed zone change effective 12 March 2012

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Clyde Avenue between Baldivis Road and Nairn Drive will occur on Monday, 12 March 2012.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will revert to the Built Up Area speed limit of 50 km/h.

 

Bridgadoon
Speed zone extension effective 19 March 2012

We advise road users that changes to speed limits within the suburb of Brigadoon.

The existing 70 km/h area speed limit will be extended to include roads within Avon Ridge residential estate.

These roads will include;

  • Connemara Drive
  • Dulcify Court
  • Beeches Mews
  • Tulloch Close
  • Rollinghills Drive
  • Flindersia Avenue
  • Native Look
  • Botanic Loop
  • Barcelona Drive
  • Sandhurst Close

The speed limit on Lancewood Avenue will also be formalised to 80 km/h.

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Helena Valley Road - Helena Valley
Speed zone change effective 12 December 2011

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Helena Valley Road between Allamanda Gate to Lakeside Drive will occur on Monday, 12 December 2011.

The existing speed limit of 70 km/h will be reduced to 60 km/h.

 

Perth CBD & Northbridge
Speed zone change effective 20 June 2011

We advise road users that changes to speed limits within the Perth CBD and Northbridge will occur on Monday 20 June 2011.

The existing speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to a 40 km/h.

Further information can be obtained by visiting the City of Perth website (www.cityofperth.wa.gov.au/web/Media-Centre/?article=576).

 

South Western Highway - Byford
Speed zone change effective 15 November 2010

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on South Western Highway between Abernethy Road and Pitman Way located in the Byford town centre will occur on Monday, 15 November 2010.

The existing speed limit of 60 km/h will be reduced to 50 km/h between the hours of 7.30 am – 10.00 pm with the use of Variable Speed Signs.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of pedestrian safety improvements in the Byford town centre.

 

Great Eastern Highway – Mundaring
Speed zone change effective 17 September 2010

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Great Eastern Highway between Mann Street and Stoneville Road located in the Mundaring Town Site will occur on Friday 17 September 2010.

The existing speed limit of 60 km/h will be reduced to 50 km/h as a trial between the hours of 7.30 am – 10.00 pm with the use of Variable Speed Signs.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of pedestrian safety improvements in the Mundaring town site.

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South Western Highway, Thomas Road, Abernethy Road and Hopkinson Road - Byford
Speed zone change effective 6 September 2010

We advise road users that changes to the speed limits in the Byford area will occur on Monday 6 September 2010.

New speed limits will apply to the following roads:

  • South Western Highway
    • The 70 km/h speed limit from north of Thomas Road to Stanley Road will be reduced to 60 km/h
    • The 90 km/h speed limit from south of Nettleton Road to south of Cardup Siding Road will be reduced to 80 km/h
  • Thomas Road
    • The 90 km/h speed limit from Wungong South Road to Ballak Place will be reduced to 70 km/h
  • Hopkinson Road
    • The 90 km/h speed limit from Thomas Road to Abernethy Road will be reduced to 70 km/h
  • Abernethy Road
    • The 70 km/h speed limit from Hopkinson Road to Soldiers Road will be reduced to 60 km/h

 

A Ministerial Media Release related to the Byford speed limit changes can be viewed here.

 

Albany Highway - Victoria Park and East Victoria Park
Speed zone change effective 17 May 2010

We advise road users that changes to the speed limit on Albany Highway will occur on Monday 17 May 2010.

The existing speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to 40 km/h on Albany Highway between Colombo Street and Welshpool Rd/Shepperton Rd intersection.

The proposed changes will be implemented as part of a speed limit trial on roads within café strips / retail / commercial areas with a high concentration pedestrian activity.

 

Oxford Street - South end - Leederville
Speed zone change effective 7 September 2009

We would like to advise road users that permanent changes to the speed limit on Oxford Street will occur on Monday 7 September 2009.

The existing speed limit of 50 km/h will be reduced to 30 km/h on Oxford Street between Leederville Parade and approximately 100 m north of Vincent Street.

 

Beaufort Street: Lincoln Street to Walcott Street - Mount Lawley
Speed zone change effective 4 August 2009

As a trial variable speed signs have been installed on Beaufort Street between Lincoln Street and Walcott Street to reduce speed in the area and increase safety for pedestrians and other road users. This speed zone change will change on Tuesday 4 August 2009.

Signs similar to the electronic school zone signs will display a 40km/h limit during peak pedestrian periods. The signs will operate from:

• Sunday – Thursday: 7.30 am – 10.00 pm

• Friday and Saturday: 7.30am – 1.00 am

Outside these times, the existing 60km/h limit will be displayed on the signs and apply.

 

Signal Changes

  

The following sets of traffic signals are scheduled for upgrade:
 
Scarborough Beach Road at Hutton Street, Osborne Park
15 October
 
Whitfords Avenue at Eddystone Avenue, Craigie

16 October

 

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Modified: 01 Apr 2014