The Seattle Times

RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Texas takes it to the limit: 85 mph

The Texas Department of Transportation set an 85 mph speed limit on a 41-mile section of the Texas 130 toll road and say it is safe given the design of the four-lane, divided expressway south of Austin. The road opened Wednesday.