Traffic just got a little faster on some highway roads outside of Austin.
The Texas Department of Transportation announced Thursday the increase of speed limits on a few segments of U.S. Highway 183 and State Highway 130 frontage roads.
The following increases are happening:
- On U.S. 183, north of Mustang Ridge and South of SH 45, the speed will increase from 55 mph to 60 mph.
- On U.S. 183, from Mustang Ridge to Lockhart, the speed will increase from 55 mph to 65 mph.
- On the frontage road of SH 130 around and south of Lockhart, the speed will increase from 50 mph to 65 mph.
The new speed limits will be posted in "the near future."
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