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Law to allow speed limit increase on Oklahoma turnpikes to take effect Friday

Law to allow speed limit increase on Oklahoma turnpikes to take effect Friday

KOCO.com
Updated: 1:20 PM CDT Oct 30, 2019
KOCO Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY

A law that will allow the speed limit to be increased on portions of Oklahoma turnpikes from 75 to 80 mph will officially take effect on Friday.

Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton, is the House author of House Bill 1071. Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, is the Senate author. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the bill into law back in April.

The bill will allow the speed limit to be increased on sections of the turnpikes outside city limits. It will also allow the speed limit to be increased from 70 to 75 mph on certain state highways... FULL ARTICLE

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