MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a five year study, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising speeds on many two-lane state highways from 55 mph to 60 mph.
MnDOT studied 7,000 miles of highway and decided to raise speeds on 77 percent of them.READ MORE: One World Surgery: Twin Cities Surgeon-And-Nurse Duo Create World-Class Medical Center In Honduras
Most of the new signs are already up. The rest will be up by spring.READ MORE: Many Restaurant Job Applicants Aren't Showing Up For Interviews
The new speed limit does not go into effect until the new sign is up.MORE NEWS: Memphis Man Killed By Semi In St. Paul While Walking On Highway 52
To see the list of highways with higher speeds, click here.