At least some of the time, anyway:
— KWCH Eyewitness News (@KWCH12) April 18, 2019
Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday signed a bill that would allow the governing bodies of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and Oklahoma Department of Transportation to increase speeds on some roadways.
The Transportation Commission could increase maximum speeds to 75 mph from 70 mph after a traffic or engineering study, according to House Bill 1071, by Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton. The measure applies to rural segments of the interstate highway system.
The measure would allow the Turnpike Authority to raise maximum speeds to 80 mph from 75 mph.
“No matter what, you are not going to see 80 mile per hour speed limit signs tomorrow,” said Jack Damrill, Turnpike Authority spokesman.
When the signs do go up, the motorists who were already doing 85 will start pushing 90.