Harewood and Yaldhurst areas - speed limit changes

We are seeking feedback on proposed speed limit changes in the Harewood and Yaldhurst areas.

Project status: Decision made
Open for feedback: 26th March 2018 - 16th April 2018

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Consultation closed

During the submission period 144 submissions were received.

Preference Harewood area 1 Harewood area 2 Hussey Road Yaldhurst area
Support 111 107 94 85
Do not support 19 19 16 8
Did not indicate 14 18 34 51
Total 144 144 144 144

No changes were made to the proposal as a result of consultation.

Consultation feedback [PDF, 112 KB]

Project information

We are proposing several speed limit reductions in the Harewood and Yaldhurst areas. The proposed speed limit changes take into account safe and appropriate speeds in accordance with the NZTA approved guides to speed management. They aim to address the changing nature of post-quake north west Christchurch with its recent and proposed residential developments.

 The changes seek to mitigate the effects of increased traffic flows along previously rural roads and reduce the risk and severity of accidents to the residents and users of these roads. 

Speed limit locations [PDF, 847 KB]

Setting speed limits

 The Christchurch City Council's Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 allows Council to set and change speed limits on roads within Christchurch in accordance with the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017.

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