Iowa lawmakers consider raising speed limits on highways, interstates

Published: Feb. 12, 2020 at 11:43 AM CST
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Some state lawmakers are looking into upping the speed limits on highways and interstates.

The bill would raise the limit for the areas by 5 miles per hour. That would bump speeds on interstates from 70 to 75 miles per hour.

The Des Moines Register reports it would cost $2.3 million to replace speed limit signs.

The House Transportation Subcommittee examined the bill yesterday, recommending to postpone it.

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