A public information session will be held to discuss the Waipatu speed limit reviews on the evening of Thursday August 6 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Ellwood Function Centre - 15 Otene Road, Waipatu.
Hastings District Council is reviewing the speed limits, either in the entirety or on sections of the following roads in the Waipatu area: Apatu Road, Bennett Road, Elwood Road, Kauru Road, Panapa Road, Paraire Road, Waipatu Settlement Road and Watson Road.
See the table below for a full breakdown of the current and proposed speed limits. Click on the road name to be taken to the explanation for the speed limit review in the draft statement of proposal.
The submission form itself will be visible beneath the map below from Monday 3 August.
|ROAD NAME||FROM||TO||CURRENT SPEED LIMIT||PROPOSED SPEED LIMIT|
|Apatu Road||Bennett Road||End||70km/h||Reduce to 50km/h|
|Bennett Road||Otene Road||Existing 70km/h Speed limit signs||80km/h||Reduce to 60km/h|
|Bennett Road||Existing 70km/h Speed limit signs||SH51||70km/h||Reduce to 50km/h|
|Elwood Road||Existing 70km/h Speed limit signs||SH51||70km/h||Reduce to 50km/h|
|Kauru Road||Bennett Road||End||70km/h||Reduce to 50km/h|
|Panapa Road||Bennett Road||End||70km/h||Reduce to 50km/h|
|Paraire Road||SH51||End||80km/h||Reduce to 60km/h|
|Waipatu Settlement Road||SH51||End||80km/h||Reduce to 60km/h|
|Watson Road||SH51||End||80km/h||Reduce to 60km/h|
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