Wyoming Department of Transportation sign crews are continuing installation of 70 mph speed limit signs around Wyoming on non-interstate highways, including new sections of highways early this week between Shoshoni and Casper, and Muddy Gap and Rawlins Junction, south of Lander.
Highways with speed limits below 65 mph that weave through communities will remain at the lower speed limit, said WYDOT District Traffic Engineer Randy Merritt of Basin.
"Once the roadways listed below are increased to the 70 mph speed limit, there will be 857.19 miles of non-interstate highways signed with a speed limit of 70 mph in WYDOT District 5," Merritt said. WYDOT District 5 includes Park, Big Horn, Washakie, Hot Springs and Fremont counties, and portions of Teton and Natrona counties.
Within central and northwest Wyoming (WYDOT District 5), 70 mph speed limit sign installation this week is scheduled to include more than 265 miles of highway.
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