Get ready to slow down on 305

The speed limit on Highway 305 is dropping from 55 to 50 miles per hour.

The new 50-mph speed limit signs will be posted on Jan. 18 along most of the stretch between the Winslow ferry terminal and Poulsbo.

“Speed studies, collisions, citizen requests and speed zone route consistency were all integral components of our speed zone reduction on Bainbridge Island and within Kitsap County,” said Kelly Stowe, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman.

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