Contact Us

Good News for Drivers on US 59 & 77

CountyLemonade, Flickr

For those of you that travel US 59 or 77 on a regular basis, the speed limit is going up. That’s right, you may now put the pedal to the medal for an additional 5 miles per hour, or at least as soon as the signs are put up reflecting the change. The Texas Department of Transportation said that after traffic engineering studies were concluded, it was determined that the 5 mph increase was justified. Basically, what it came down to was the fact that drivers were already going that speed anyway.

The increase affects U.S. 59 from Victoria County through Jackson County and up to Wharton County. The U.S. 77 increase starts south of Victoria through Refugio County.

hat 5-mph jump isn’t something Victoria resident Maria Gonzalez said she needs herself, but it might help some people avoid speeding tickets down the road.

According to one Victoria resident, “70 is good, but, even when I drive the speed limit, I have cars pass me. Maybe if it is higher, people will drive the limit.”

Yes 70 is good, but in the words of Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tuffnel, “75 is 5 better, isn’t it?”

Via: Victoria Advocate

 

More From 106.9 The Rock

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1069therock.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KLUB 106.9 The Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on KLUB 106.9 The Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!