The Need for Speed? (2013)

The Need For Speed? The Effects of the new 85 miles per hour Speed Limit on the Texas State Highway 130 Tollway

Author: Colleen Ferrall
Published: September, 2013

On October 24, 2012, segments five and six of the SH 130 tollway opened to the general public.  This tollway’s opening will not only aid in relieving the heavily congested Interstate 35 (I-35), but it will also mark the day Texas will have the highest speed limit posted in the United States and possibly the Western Hemisphere. This is a significant milestone Texas has been on the path towards.