Traffic Alert: Speed Limit Changing on Highway 80 Between Midland and Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The speed limit on Highway 80 between Midland and Odessa is changing, and yes you will have to slow down.

The speed limit is being reduced by five miles an  hour and will take place Tuesday, January 22nd.

Speed limits on the main lanes will be reduced from 70 to 65 miles an hour.

The frontage roads speed limits will be changed from 55 to 50.

The speed limit changes are due to a review from an engineering firm that studied traffic patterns and business development on Highway 80.