75-MPH Limit Still Awaits Green Light on Arkansas Highways

by Marty Cook  on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 12:00 am   3 min read

Westbound traffic passes a speed limit sign on Interstate 40 outside West Memphis. (Google Maps)

A law allowing the Arkansas Highway Commission to raise the highway speed limit to 75 mph went into effect Aug. 1, but the actual raising of any speed limits will have to wait until the Department of Transportation and its engineers complete an updated traffic study.

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