During mid-2017 the NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport consulted on proposals to reduce the legal speed limits approaching the State Highway 1, Pūhoi Road intersection.
The speed limit changes were supported by all key stakeholders. A total of 121 submissions were received during the public consultation period, the majority of which were also in support of the changes.
The Transport Agency has set the new speed limits by making a bylaw in accordance with Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017 and the Land Transport Act 1998. The new speed limits came into effect on 20 December 2017.
The new speed limits are:
Proposed speed limit changes on State Highway 1, Pūhoi Road intersection - public letter [PDF, 273 KB]
Proposed speed changes to make travel near Pūhoi safer - media release