SPEED LIMIT CHANGES ON 290

Commuters in western Washington County may have noticed a slight change in the speed limits.

TxDOT has moved the spot for the speed limit increase to 75 miles per hour further out on Highway-290 to FM-2679.

They’ve also dropped the speed limit five miles per hour in the Burton city limits on 290.

TxDOT Public Information Officer Bob Colwell says the changed came about after a new speed-limit study conducted by the department…

      

Colwell says TxDOT made the changes in an effort to increase safety on 290.