POSTED: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 1:22pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 7:41pm
AUSTIN, TX - A speed limit bill in Texas could create some of the fastest highways in the nation.
The measure passed by the Texas House calls for a limit of 85 miles per hour only on new roads designed for higher speeds.
The amendment is part of a bill that would kill plans for a big, foreign-owned and privately run toll road across rural Texas.
The measure must will pass the Texas Senate.