Assam: PWRD Gives Speed Limit Notification For Vehicles

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The Assam Public Works Road Department (PWRD) on Wednesday has set speed limits for vehicles in a freshly released notification. The notification sets maximum speed limits for vehicles of all classes on PWD roads apart from national highways.
The speed limits as mentioned in the notification by the Assam government are:

• 4-Lane with divided carriageway – 80 km/hr
• 2-Lane (7.0 m wide carriageway) with paved shoulder in plain areas – 70 km/hr
• 2-Lane (7.0 m carriageway) without paved shoulder in plain areas – 60 km/hr
• Intermediate Lane (5.5 wide carriageway) with or without paved shoulder in plain areas – 50 km/hr
• Single Lane (3.75 m wide carriageway) in plain areas – 40 km/hr
• Roads within Guwahati Metropolitan area having physical median separating the lanes – 50 km/hr
• Other roads within Guwahati Metropolitan Area and other Municipal/Urban areas – 40 km/hr
• Road stretched in and around villages, educational institutions, hospitals, busy market areas, and any other vulnerable area identified by police authorities – 30 km/hr
• In very congested market areas – 20 km/hr
• 2-Lane (7.0 m wide carriageway) roads in hilly terrain – 40 km/hr
• Single Lane (3.75 m wide carriageway) roads in hilly terrain – 30 km/hr

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