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List of Differentiated Speed Limits [24 VAC 30 ‑ 610]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
This regulation (actually, individual documents) includes the documentation that the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner or other authority having jurisdiction over highways must retain in writing (and have on file available for public inspection) before he may alter speed limits, and differentiate speed limits for daytime or nighttime driving, as provided by Section 46.2-878. The Office of the Attorney General has found that this regulation is exempt from the APA under 9-6.14:4.1 B11 (effective 10/1001, 2.2-4002 B11).
State Authority Section ,46.2-878 Code of Virginia Code of Virginia.
Federal Authority None.
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation VDOT seeks public comment regarding the following question: Does the regulation meet the following goal?

1. To protect the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Vanloan Nguyen  / Assistant Division Adm.
Address: Traffic Eng. Div.
1401 E. Broad St. - 2nd Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-2918    FAX: (804)225-4978    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of List of Differentiated Speed Limits Final Not yet submitted to DPB for review.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Commissioner title in connection with legislative action
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/23/2011.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
3/11/2019 Repeal
1/31/2000 Retain As Is