LUFKIN, TX (News Release) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is preparing to post new lower speed limit signs this week on a portion of US 59 in Nacogdoches County. The change becomes effective once signs are posted.
The speed limit will be reduced from 75 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour on US 59 from one-half mile north of US 259 to the Nacogdoches City Limit. Other areas of US 59 will remain at the posted limits.
The change comes after a recent speed zone study of the roadway and will help improve safety through the area.
Motorists are advised to abide by the posted speed limit as well as other traffic control devices on this and all roadways. Remember to drive to conditions and watch for posted signs signaling speed changes, work areas and other important information.
Motorists are also advised to be prepared to reduce speed accordingly to account for fog, rain, or other inclement weather conditions that might impact driving conditions.
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