Reasons for Speed Limit Changes

The reasons why the speed limit changes

Lowering the speed limit to 60kms/hr was determined to be the solution to some of the problems.
Four crosswalks will be installed next year along Beaver Bank Road. A lack of crosswalks is a complaint we’ve both heard over the years. Dropping a speed limit is one way to make sure those crossings are as safe as possible.

The crosswalks are being installed at Beaver Bank Pizza, at Chens, at Mayflower and at Grove. All four will be getting full rapid flashing lights.

The gravel trucks along Beaver Bank Road. After many, many complaints about that truck traffic. Lowering a speed limit will often make the route less desirable for truck drivers and act as a deterrent.