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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Speed Limit Reduction On Saugeen Shores Waterfront

Saugeen Shores | by Claire McCormack  

North Shore Road, Miramichi Bay Road & Saugeen Beach Road to become 30km/h.

The Town of Saugeen Shores says signs are about to go in, and police will begin enforcing speed limit changes on the North Shore Road and Miramichi Bay Road between Southampton and Port Elgin.

A media release from the Town says in order to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety along the waterfront Council has approved reducing speed limits form 40km/h to 30 km/h.

It also applies to Saugeen Beach Road from George Street to Bruce Road 25

Mayor Luke Charbonneau says in a statement, with the high water levels and damage along North Shore Trail, everyone needs to slow down as they travel along the waterfront.

The Town says to keep an eye out for the signs, because enforcement will start as soon as they go up.

It adds, drivers and cyclists must watch for areas along the routes marked single file only, no passing and yield to oncoming traffic.


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