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Perhaps you've heard: The North Texas Tollway Authority will, come September 1, most likely raise the speed limit on most area toll roads to 70 miles per hour following a full board vote one week from Wednesday. There will be some exceptions: For instance the Dallas North Tollway between Oak Lawn Avenue and Collin County will max out at 65. But, for the most part, Sammy Hagar will be delighted.

So, what prompted this move? The so-called "speed study" below, which NTTA public information officer Sherita Coffelt was kind enough to send to Unfair Park today. As you can see, it's below, because that's the way I roll: Windows down, Foghat up.North Texas Tollway Authority Speed Study

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