A Gazette Investigation: New higher speed limits for over 650 miles of West Texas roads approved in 2013; new speed limit signs still not posted

In documents obtained by the Gazette through an open records request with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot), the Gazette has learned that on January 31, 2013, the Texas Transportation Commission approved increasing the speed limit from 70 to 75 miles per hour on over 650 miles of roads in west Texas. However, to date, no signs showing the increased speed limits have been posted.

Read more about it in the August Big Bend Gazette due out on Monday.

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