NCDOT increases speed limit on I-540

February 13, 2013 5:23:15 PM PST
The N.C. Department of Transportation has now officially increased the speed limit on a section of Interstate 540.

Wednesday, NC DOT increased the limit from 65 to 70 miles per hour between the U.S. Highway 70/Glenwood Avenue interchange and U.S. 64/264.

Officials said the decision was based on a review of current speeds, crash data and road characteristics, such as lane and shoulder widths along I-540.

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