ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – Motorists should be aware that a change is coming to one roadway in Zachary.

The speed limit is going down on the main street through Zachary.

The Zachary Police Department posted this change on Tuesday:

Effective today, the City of Zachary has reduced the speed limit to 25 MPH from LA Hwy 19 to Rollins/Old Baker. Please help us spread the word.

Reaction to this change was swift online.

Trevor Critch says, “That’s a money grab. Hate to say it but ZPD is wrong here.”

David Knaps thinks “that’s only going to make it more congested with traffic.”

Richmond Kemp is not going to use this road anymore, “I guess I’ll be going a different way now. So much for impulse shopping along there.”