West Texas Highway Boasts Nation’s Highest Posted Speed Limit

on June 17, 2007

Two stretches of rural West Texas highways now have the highest posted speed limits in the nation. Last year, state officials boosted the limit from 75 mph to 80 mph for a 432-mile stretch of Interstate 10 between El Paso and Kerrville (pop. 20,425), and 89 miles of Interstate 20 from Monahans (pop. 6,821) to the I-10 interchange.

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