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The fastest highway in the country boasts 85 mph speed limit

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Texas is just one of 35 states to raise speed limits. Texas is just one of 35 states to raise speed limits.

The fastest highway in the country will open to traffic Wednesday morning.

A 40-mile stretch of state highway 130 in Texas will have a posted speed limit of 85 miles per hour. The toll road is between Austin and San Antonio.

Texas is just one of 35 states that have raised speed limits above 65 miles per hour since Congress lifted the federal law setting the limit.

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