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North Texas Speed Limits Could Soon Rise

North Texans who feel the need for speed could soon get a reprieve. The NCTCOG will take the first step Thursday in a plan to raise the speed limits on certain highways.

03/13/2014

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Neighbors Want Traffic Light & Lower Speed Limit On Street

What was once a rural, two-lane road has turned into a regular route for North Texas commuters. Now some people who live along Davis Boulevard, in Tarrant County, are pleading for help. They say they only want to be able to safely get in and out their homes.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

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Central Texas 85 mph Toll Road Now Charging

The free ride has ended for drivers on the Central Texas toll road with the nation’s fastest speed limit at 85 mph.

11/12/2012

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North Texas Mom Takes On Neighborhood Speeders

A Plano mom has had it with speeders in her neighborhood and is now taking matters into her own hands. Her grassroots sign campaign has the ultimate goal of getting drivers to slow down.

CBSDFW.COM–10/30/2012

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Smarter Hogs Needed On High-Speed Road

Drivers on Texas’ new 85-mph toll road are finding out about an obstacle local drivers have dealt with for years: hogs.

10/26/2012

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Nation’s Fastest Road Set To Open In Texas

Motorists, start your engines. It’s opening day for the Texas toll road with the nation’s fastest speed limit. Highway 130 will open Wednesday after three years of construction.

10/24/2012

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Eyes Of Texas, Nation On Highway To Open At 85 MPH

A 40-mile stretch of a Central Texas toll road opens this week with officials and residents watching to see how fast traffic goes — and whether the state’s drivers can handle the extra speed.

10/21/2012

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New Speed Limit Brings Hope To Small Town

With a Central Texas highway soon to adopt the nation’s fastest speed limit, business leaders in the small town of Lockhart, located along the route, have some pretty high hopes.

09/24/2012

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Texas Opening 85 MPH Tollway In November

Texas will soon open a stretch of highway with the highest speed limit in the country. Construction crews have begun posting 85 mph speed limit signs for the pending section of toll road between Austin and San Antonio.

09/06/2012

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Texas Toll Road Could Have 85MPH Speed Limit

A new toll road, running from San Antonio to Austin, is set to soon open. While that may not be surprising, especially in Texas, the speed drivers may be allowed to travel has people talking.

06/07/2012

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TxDOT Kicks Off Work Zone Awareness Week

You don’t have to drive far in North Texas to see some road construction, and TxDOT is trying to keep those areas safe for drivers and workers.

04/23/2012

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Hunt Hill Bridge Opening Questionable, Speed Limits Set

Next week the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is set to open to vehicle traffic, but recent rains could force another delay.

03/21/2012

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