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Author Topic: Bypasses which have a lower speed limit than the route that they are bypassing  (Read 387 times)

Roadgeekteen

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Are there any? I doubt it but who knows.
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My memory is telling me MO-370 around Saint Charles used to be 60 mph while I-70 to I-270 was signed at 65 or 70 mph.  However, GSV is not corroborating my memory, instead showing both routes as 60 mph.
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Well, this is kind of cheating, but "Bypass US-30" in Portland is a surface street, with speed limits in the 35-40 MPH range mostly (probably lower around St. John's). US-30 follows I-84, I-5, and I-405, with speed limits between 50 and 60 MPH. But even when US-30 exits the freeways and becomes a surface street in NW Portland, I don't think the speed limit ever drops below 40, so it still counts.

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My memory is telling me MO-370 around Saint Charles used to be 60 mph while I-70 to I-270 was signed at 65 or 70 mph.  However, GSV is not corroborating my memory, instead showing both routes as 60 mph.

I'm not ruling out that I-70 was once posted higher than 60 through St. Charles and St. Peters after MO 370 was built, but I certainly can't recall it.
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