partment of Transportation and Illinois Tollway have announced the locations where Interstate speed limits will increase from 65 to 70 miles-per-hour when a new law takes effect Jan. 1.
Senate Bill 2356 was signed into law in August, increasing the maximum speed limit on Illinois Interstates from 65 to 70 mph, where deemed reasonable and safe. Drivers must continue to watch for signs and obey the posted speed limits.
“IDOT crews will begin to remove the old 65 mph signs and install the new 70 mph signs in the designated areas early January to comply with the new law, but it’s very important that motorists obey the posted speed limits,” said Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider.
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