Drivers coming through Racine County on I-94 will soon drive legally at 70 miles per hour.

Gov. Scott Walker signed the law Wednesday, but the new limit will not go into effect until signs are posted, a story at jsonline.com reads.

State Department of Transportation crews in June will begin installing some 470 signs on 726 miles of roadways, but only those with on- and off-ramps, overpasses or underpasses. Highways with at-grade crossings will not be eligible for the 70 mph signs.

I-94 through Kenosha and Racine counties will be part of the new speed limit, but not Milwaukee County, according to a map illustration attached to the newspaper story.

Wisconsin was the only state in the region to have a max speed limit of 65.

 

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