demonocracy21: This is a partisan issue too?Republicans want 55 mph and Democrats want 45 mph to stay?
justtray: I've driven that stretch many times.This is the equivilent of the fallen over chair from the Eastcoast earthquakes.Get back to me when you've seen real civil engineering fails.
Good Behavior Day: demonocracy21: This is a partisan issue too?It's a geography issue. It goes through an influential neighborhood that insisted it be treated as a parkway. So when it was built, they did a lot of landscaping and put the speed limit at 45 mph, even though it's limited access. The people that live north and south of that section and actually have to drive on it want it treated as an interstate. The issue comes before the state legislature every year with no change.
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