Proposed speed limit change for portion of 287
According to Adel Lewis TXDOT Public Information Officer, there is a proposed speed limit change pending approval by the Texas Transportation Commission that would affect a section of U.S. 287 through Oklaunion.
The proposal is to lower the speed limit from its current 75 mph down to 65 mph. This would be from 2.667 miles north of the U.S. 70/287 split to 1 mile south of the U.S. 70/287 split. Lewis states that if approved, message signs will be places along the roadway giving drivers notice of the pending change.