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80 mph on Turner Turnpike? Not anytime soon, as speed limit hikes require study

80 mph on Turner Turnpike? Not anytime soon, as speed limit hikes require study

Tulsa World
By Barbara Hoberock
Apr 18, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans likely won’t see increased speed limits any time soon.

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday signed a bill that would allow the governing bodies of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and Oklahoma Department of Transportation to increase speeds on some roadways.

The Transportation Commission could increase maximum speeds on rural segments of the interstate highway system to 75 mph from 70 mph after a traffic or engineering study is conducted, according to House Bill 1071, by Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton... FULL ARTICLE

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