Highway speed limits on three Triangle highways will increase from 65 to 70 mph in the next week. After new speed limit signs are in place on the highways the new speed limit of 70 mph will take affect. This is from the NCDOT. The highways affected are:
- Interstate 540 between Interstate 40 and Glenwood Avenue
- All of N.C. Highway 540, including tolled sections of the Triangle Expressway
- N.C. Highway 147 between N.C. 540 and I-40.